Lawmakers ask Congress to research uses of forest-fire by-product

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Lawmakers ask Congress to research uses of forest-fire by-product

Biochar could be a new industry in Southwest Colorado
A resolution supporting research, development and use of biochar has cleared the state General Assembly. Biochar, the product of a process called pyrolysis, which is the breakdown of organic materials from natural events like a forest fire, and it can be used for such things as fertilizer, reforestation efforts and water-filtration systems

Lawmakers ask Congress to research uses of forest-fire by-product

A resolution supporting research, development and use of biochar has cleared the state General Assembly. Biochar, the product of a process called pyrolysis, which is the breakdown of organic materials from natural events like a forest fire, and it can be used for such things as fertilizer, reforestation efforts and water-filtration systems
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