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Advanced Phosphorus Recovery System Introduced by DVO

ABC Member, DVO, Inc., a leader in the environmental engineering industry and North America’s largest provider of anaerobic digesters, has introduced a simple and practical solution that removes 75 to 95 percent of phosphorus from anaerobically-digested wastes. DVO has successfully commissioned this system for a large dairy farm in the Northwest. A commercial mixed-waste anaerobic digestion facility in Indiana, as well as a dedicated poultry litter digester in Ohio also have installed this system at full-scale.

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5/29/2015
Renewables share of US energy consumption highest since 1930s
In 2014, renewable energy made up 9.8% of the domestic energy consumption. A little over half of renewable energy produced was used for generating electricity, where it made up 13% of electricity consumed. Industry used 24% of all the renewable energy coming in the form of biomass like wood, waste, and biofuels all used for heat and power. The largest jump in renewable energy use was the transportation sector, with 13% consumption. This percentage of use is the highest renewable energy has seen since the 1930's when wood burning was a main energy source for many households and industry. More>>

5/29/2015
Renewables share of US energy consumption highest since 1930s
In 2014, renewable energy made up 9.8% of the domestic energy consumption. A little over half of renewable energy produced was used for generating electricity, where it made up 13% of electricity consumed. Industry used 24% of all the renewable energy coming in the form of biomass like wood, waste, and biofuels all used for heat and power. The largest jump in renewable energy use was the transportation sector, with 13% consumption. This percentage of use is the highest renewable energy has seen since the 1930's when wood burning was a main energy source for many households and industry. More>>

5/29/2015
Chicago Is Hoping to Retire the Word “Waste”
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is looking to recover resources in the waste water treatment process. In the five year proposed plan, there are plans to establish the largest phosphorous removal plant in the world. They are looking to highlight the resources of phosphorous, class B biosoilds, energy, and clean water. Ostra company is working with the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant to get the PR facility up an running by September. More>>

5/28/2015
Waste-to-Energy Facility Cuts Emissions 53% with Covanta Technology Read more: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2015/05/28/waste-to-energy-facility-cuts-emissions-53-with-covanta-technology/#ixzz3bRB1A4wK
Covanta technologies has helped Metro Vancouver reduce its waste-to-energy facility's emissions by 53%. Covanta retrofitted the waste-to-energy facility with its new technology aimed to reduce emissions. Covanta's expertise in helping to lower emissions of these facilities is extremely important because many of these facilities are faced with some of the strictest emission restrictions. More>>

5/27/2015
Viaspace Conducting Engineering Plan For Giant King® Grass Biogas Power Plant In Papua New Guinea
Viaspace and Clean Energy Solutions Pacific have teamed up to bring biogas to Papua New Guinea. The biogas plant will produce biogas electricity entirely from anaerobic digestion of Giant King Grass feedstock. The new plant will provide electricity for rural areas of Papua New Guinea and help the island to be energy dependent from fossil fuels. The Giant King Grass plantation will also help to provide jobs for locals of Papua New Guinea. More>>

5/27/2015
Covanta Upgrading Waste-to-Energy Unit in New York
In Onondaga county, New York their waste-to-energy plant is getting upgraded by Covanta Holding Corp. The facility uses the money earned from the electricity produced and metal recycled to funding recycling programs within the area. This process has allowed them to increase their recycling rate to double that of the national average. More>>

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6/4/2015
Operators Working Group
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6/4/2015
Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Committee Meeting (Federal Activities)
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6/12/2015
ABC R&D Advisory Working Group Meeting
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6/15/2015
ABC Board of Directors Meeting
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