Anna Simet

A North Dakota native and Twin Cities resident, Anna Simet (Austin) is managing editor of Biomass Magazine at BBI International, where she has worked since June 2008. She is a graduate of the University of North Dakota and has over eight years of journalistic experience.

Latest Posts by Anna Simet

July 01, 2015

Supreme Court Ruling, MATS & the Clean Power Plan

On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court of Justice made an interesting ruling. One that, I think, a lot of people had a tough time understanding, myself included. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

Oregon declares biomass carbon neutral

After a House vote of 44-9, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that exempts biomass-derived carbon dioxide emissions from regulation under certain air pollution laws. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

Globally, 2014 a Good Year for Renewables

Late last week, the Worldwatch Institute released a 2015 global status report for renewables. READ MORE

June 20, 2015

Thermal Reinforcement

While some states are juggling attempts to freeze, lower or dismantle state renewable portfolio standards, others are strengthening and fine-tuning them. READ MORE

June 19, 2015

EPA renewable fuel standard management scrutinized at hearing

U.S. EPA Acting Administrator Janet McCabe fielded dozens of hard questions and endured heavy scrutiny during a June 18 hearing held to discuss the agency’s management of the federal renewable fuel standard (RFS). READ MORE

June 17, 2015

Wastech opens British Columbia landfill gas plant

Wastech has officially commenced operations of a landfill gas-to-energy plant at the Cache Creek Landfill in British Columbia, Canada, a disposal site that serves the Metro Vancouver area. Construction of the 4.8-MW project began in last summer. READ MORE

June 17, 2015

Crunching the Numbers

First- and second-generation ethanol leaders discussed challenges, priorities and successes at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Minneapolis. READ MORE

June 12, 2015

Cutting NOx at Covanta Burnaby

Covanta, which operates 43 waste-to-energy (WTE) and wood-fired biomass power plants worldwide installed an updated emission control system at its Metro Vancouver WTE plant. READ MORE

June 10, 2015

Vermont CEDF releases RFP for wood heat systems

Vermont's Clean Energy Development Fund has released a request for proposals (RFP) to select recipients of grants that will help cover the cost of installing new advanced wood heating systems in public schools and low-income housing developments. READ MORE