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Stefanik Introduces Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) introduced the Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalization Act legislation to extend tax credits for electricity produced from closed-loop biomass, open-loop biomass, geothermal, municipal solid waste, qualified hydropower facilities and marine and hydrokinetic facilities.

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Town of Yarmouth RFP to Lease Town Property for Development of an Organics Processing Facility
The Town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts requests proposals to lease, with facility development rights, Town-owned land at 50 Workshop Road in Yarmouth, for the purposes of (a) developing a facility for on-site treatment or handling of residual sludge materials; (b) providing capacity to manage other organic wastes generated on Cape Cod, including biosolids and food waste; and (c) providing other benefits to the Town. The Proposed Facility might utilize anaerobic digestion or composting technology, or other approaches. More>>

Welcome New Member: CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation
Since its founding in 1991, CRMC has developed or provided professional services in support of the development, acquisition and financing of a wide range of landfill gas, waste management, biomass and related resource conservation and utilization projects across the United States. Through a subsidiary, CRMC owns and operates the 3.3-MW Greater New Bedford LFG Utilization Project at the Crapo Hill Landfill in Dartmouth, Massachusetts plus an anaerobic digester co-located with the landfill gas project. Currently, CRMC is in the process of developing an expansion to the AD facility to enable processing and digestion of up to 30,000 gallons per day of feedstock (over a 30-day retention period) in a digester with 1.0 to 1.2 million gallons of holding capacity. More>>

UPS Dramatically Increases Use Of Renewable Natural Gas
In deals that include 3 ABC members, Big Ox/Environmental Energy Capital, Ariel Compressors and Fair Oaks Dairy, UPS signs its biggest RNG contract to date and raises the amount of amount of RNG used in their natural gas vehicles from 8 to 23%! Details... More>>

Novato landfill assists in fighting climate change
With backing from Waste Management, the nation's largest environmental services provider, Redwood Landfill has invested millions of dollars to create programs, modify operations and test new technologies that are already reducing our community's carbon footprint. More>>

Using biogas to clear the air near hog farms
North Carolina tries to mine its swine and deal with a poop problem that keeps piling up. [Featuring ABC Members Gus Simmons from Cavanaugh & Associates, Duke University] More>>

Middlebury College Looks to Food Waste and Manure as New Energy Source
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. --Middlebury College will significantly reduce its carbon footprint thanks to an innovative partnership with Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury, VT. and two ABC members: Vanguard Renewables, and Vermont Gas. Under the terms of a recently signed agreement, Vanguard Renewables will construct, own, and operate a facility at Goodrich Family Farm that will combine cow manure and food waste to produce Renewable Natural Gas (RNG). Gas produced by the Farm Powered* anaerobic digester will travel by pipeline to Middlebury College's main power plant. Middlebury has agreed to purchase the bulk of the facility's output. More>>

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ABC Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly meeting of ABC's Board of Directors. More>>

1/16/2018 - 1/17/2018
Value of Biogas 2018 West
The Canadian Biogas Association's Value of Biogas conferences in western Canada in Abbotsford, BC. More>>

Phosphorus Forum 2018
Join the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance for a forum addressing critical issues in phosphorus sustainability. The forum offers participants an opportunity to hear from those working on real-world applications of sustainability science and network with industries, scientists, advocates, and policy makers interested in advancing a more efficient and closed-loop phosphorus economy. More>>

3/22/2018 - 3/23/2018
Value of Biogas 2018 East
The Canadian Biogas Association's Value of Biogas conferences in eastern Canada in Gatineau, QC. More>>

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