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Food Is Energy. So Wasted Food is Wasted Energy. (Video: 3 min)

Food waste is the single biggest contributor to U.S. landfills, according to the EPA. While some American cities focus on composting, Los Angeles is testing a program to pick up food scraps and convert them to usable energy. This video features the ABC and ABC Member, Waste Management.

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ABC Member BTS Biogas makes first installation in France
For some months now, the biogas pioneer BTS Biogas has been operating on the French market with its own subsidiary. The first installation in France is now under construction by the company. More>>

NY State Bans Fracking
NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's administration announced on December 17th that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State because of concerns over health risks. More>>

Recycling coalition stresses importance of organics at trade show
The idea of recycling organics, particularly food wastes, is gaining traction in Connecticut. For the first time in the 25-year history of the Connecticut Recyclers Coalition, the Hartford-based trade group held a trade show and conference that was devoted strictly to the reuse of organic wastes. More>>

Biogas Sector Still Growing - according to new European Biogas Assocation (EBA) Report
The European Biogas Association (EBA) published a report about the Biogas sector in Europe. Among the key findings are how much several policy changes affected some of the main contributors, but that the overall number of biogas plants is still growing. More>>

Federal Agencies Support Virginia's Innovative Market-based Approach to Improving Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary (USDA) Tom Vilsack, Mike Boots of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a private investor and an Appomattox, VA farmer to recognize an innovative, market-based nutrient trading program run by Virginia to improve the water quality of Chesapeake Bay. More>>

Senate Approves Tax Extenders Bill
The Senate passed the Tax Extenders Bill, which extends the life of a number of tax breaks to December 31, 2014. More>>

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AD Co-Products Working Group's Biogas STA Task Force Meeting 3-4 PM
The meeting of the AD Co-Products Working Group's Biogas STA Task Force/Subgroup will take place from 3-4 PM ever Wednesday. The meetings are set to take place weekly, unless otherwise noted. More>>

Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Committee Meeting (State Activities)
State LRA Meetings are held every 4 weeks on Thursdays from 2-3pm ET. (Every 2 weeks for federal activities) More>>

Operators Working Group
The Operators Working Group meets monthly, on the first Thursday of every month from 11 am-12 pm ET. This meeting has been set on January 8th to accommodate the January 1st holiday. More>>

Research & Develop Advisory Working Group Meeting
Research & Development Advisory Group Meetings are held monthly on the second Friday at 11:30 AM ET. More>>

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