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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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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>>

Welcome New Member: Petawawa Biofuel LP
Petawawa Biofuel LP, located in Ontario, Canada, is an independent developer of renewable natural gas projects. Currently Petawawa is developing cellulosic biogas projects in Ontario and British Columbia. Petawawa's first project is undergoing design engineering and permitting. It is located in Dundalk, Ontario. Over 3.7 million cubic meters of pipeline-grade RNG will be available in 2019. More>>

Dane County leads switch to selling gas made by manure and garbage
Dane County plans to stop making electricity with natural gas extracted from heaps of garbage and manure so that it can sell the gas through an interstate pipeline for use as environmentally-friendly automobile fuel. [Featuring ABC members Dane County and Clean Fuel Partners.] More>>

BPA, ABC ask for parity in tax reform package
The Biomass Power Association and American Biogas Council recently partnered with the Energy Recovery Council and National Hydropower Association to ask Congress for tax parity for all renewable technologies in tax reform. On Nov. 7, the four trade groups sent a letter to Rep. Kevin Brady, chairman of... More>>

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ABC Board of Directors Meeting
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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>>

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