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American Biogas Council Announces 2016 Biogas Industry Awardees

Tuesday, at its annual conference, the American Biogas Council announced the winners of its Biogas Industry Awards, presented at a sold out dinner celebration at BioCycle REFOR16. The winners included five biogas systems, one innovation and one individual all recognized for their contributions to the growth of the U.S. biogas industry. In addition, 34 projects received the ABC’s first longevity awards given to biogas systems which have been continuously operating for more than five years.

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American Biogas Council Announces Shortlist for 2016 Biogas Industry Awards
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ABC Board of Directors Meeting
The Board of Directors will be meeting Monday, November 21 at 1pm ET More>>

ABC Board of Directors Meeting
The Board of Directors will be meeting Monday, December 12at 1pm ET. More>>

4/3/2017 - 4/6/2017
BioCycle East Coast 17
BioCycle's East Coast conference on April 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. More>>

10/16/2017 - 10/19/2017
ABC's Annual Conference- BioCycle REFOR17
Join us for the official conference of the American Biogas Council, BioCycle REFOR17, on Oct. 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2017. in Portland, Oregon More>>

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