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Biogas Association has changed name to Canadian Biogas Association

Biogas Association has officially changed their name to Canadian Biogas Association. They are extending their reach to biogas opportunities across the country. The Canadian Biogas Association is making an impact in meetings with senior officials in Ontario as plans develop to address climate change. They've also published a new dowloadable resource called "Closing the Loop: Primer for Municipalties, Food processors, and Fleets on Fueling Vehicles Using renewable Natural Gas" that can be found on their website.

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7/1/2015
In a major day for climate policy, China, Brazil, and the U.S. all announce new commitments
The three major emitters of green house gas emissions (China, U.S. and Brazil) have meet again to update there pledges. By 2030 U.S. and Brazil's energy will come from 20% renewables. Brazil will also work to restore 12 million hectares of forest, which is nearly the size of England. China has committed to reducing their GHG emission by 60-65%. More>>

7/1/2015
Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet
Biofuels will take flight sometime this summer on United Airlines. Biofuel produced from farm waste and animal fats will help to power the plane. United Airlines has invested $30 million into Fulcrum, a CA bases company, to develop biofuels from municipal waste into aviation fuel. More>>

6/30/2015
Recycling waste with biosolids
Municipalities like Mechanicsburg, PA are finding ways to earn extra revenue and keep their waste water treatment facility biosolids out of landfills. They've taken the extra effort to process the waste to allow it to be sold to plants and companies for use of nutrient revitalization in places like strip-mining sites. Once processed, the biosolids have reduced pathogen levels and increased nutrient levels making them great for fertilizers. The biosolids provide an organic fertilizer that returns nutrients to soils. More>>

6/30/2015
Green is In - Global Biosolids Market - Casella Organics, Alka-Tech, Biodisk Corporation Among the Major Players
Member company Casella Organics is working with other companies to see the Global Biosolids Market expand in North America and Europe. The GBM released a report of the biosolids markets including the uses as fertilizer, forestry, land reclamation, landscaping, and energy recovery and the economic impact biosolids can have. More>>

6/30/2015
Fuel Cells: Opening New Markets for Today's Energy Resources
In the growing Fuel Cell market, there is room for biogas to provide a source of hydrogen extraction. The biogas potential is 5GW of energy by the US Department of Energy. Many biogas plants are also located in heavily populated and developed areas making them great for future fuel cell electric vehicle power generation stations. More>>

6/29/2015
American Power Group Announces First California Air Resources Board Executive Order Certifications for Their Turbocharged Natural Gas(R) Dual Fuel System
American Power Group receives the first California Air Resources Board Executive order certifications for its duel-fuel technology. The duel fuel technology allows Class 8 trucks to run on " (1) diesel fuel and liquefied natural gas; (2) diesel fuel and compressed natural gas; (3) diesel fuel and pipeline or well-head gas; and (4) diesel fuel and bio-methane, with the flexibility to return to 100% diesel fuel operation at any time." The technology has also received 474 EPA conversion approvals. The company believes, now with these certifications, the technology could be implemented in the roughly 300,000 class 8 trucks of California as a economic and environmental benefit. More>>

Latest Events [view all]

7/2/2015
Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Committee Meeting (Federal Activities)
Federal LRA Meetings are held every 2 weeks on Thursdays from 2-3pm ET. (Every 4 weeks for state activities) More>>

7/8/2015
ABC RNG Working Group Meeting
The RNG Working Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 2-3 PM ET. More>>

7/16/2015
Legislative & Regulatory Affairs Committee Meeting (Federal Activities)
Federal LRA Meetings are held every 2 weeks on Thursdays from 2-3pm ET. (Every 4 weeks for state activities) More>>

7/20/2015
ABC Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly meeting of the ABC Board of Directors @ 1-2:30 pm ET. More>>







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