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Boeing, Canadian Aviation Industry Forge Sustainable Biofuel Alliance; Julie Felgar Comments

Boeing, Canadian Aviation Industry Forge Sustainable Biofuel Alliance; Julie Felgar Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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biofuelBoeing has teamed up with the University of British Columbia, SkyNRG and Canada’s aviation industry to produce sustainable biofuel out of forest waste, Aerospace Technology reported Friday.

UBC and NORAM Engineering and Constructors will lead the consortium“™s effort to convert leftover branches and sawdust into fuel, according to the report.

“Sustainable aviation biofuel will play a critical role in reducing aviation’s carbon emissions over the long term,“ said Julie Felgar, managing director of environmental strategy and integration in Boeing’s commercial airplanes segment.

Other members of the team are Air Canada, WestJet, Bombardier, research organizations and industry partners, the report says.

Green Aviation Research and Development Network in Canada will also provide funding for the project, Aerospace Technology reports.

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