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seedling planted in biochar amended soilOn Thursday, September 24, 2009, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, and four co-sponsors (Senators Max Baucus and John Tester of Montana, Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah and Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico), introduced the "Water Efficiency via Carbon Harvesting and Restoration (WECHAR) Act of 2009." The bill establishes a loan guarantee program to develop biochar technology, initiates a program of biochar landscape restoration projects on public land, and authorizes a competitive grant program to fund research on biochar characteristics, impacts and economics. To learn more about the WECHAR bill or to send a letter of support please click here.


To read Gloria Flora's article on the Huffington Post No More Shortcuts: Congress Must Act to Make Drilling Safer, click here.


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