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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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CA Food Waste Collection Rate Concerns at Restaurants
Manteca's 100 plus restaurants in 2017 won't just be dealing with new garbage rates that reflect anywhere from a 21 percent to 77 percent jump depending upon the size of their bin. They will also have to start paying a new fee for separate food waste collection that -- depending on the size, frequency of collection and whether the food waste is clean or dirty -- could cost as much as $636.69 a month by 2021. More>>

In California's Methane-Reduction Crosshairs, Dairy Industry Faces Regulation for the First Time
More than half of California's methane emissions come from dairy and beef operations, specifically from cow manure and belching, mostly from dairy cows. But the state's powerful dairy industry has successfully blocked methane regulation for the past decade. Now, as the state works toward meeting the nation's most aggressive greenhouse gas emissions targets, the livestock sector and methane -- with its potent atmospheric warming power -- will contend with regulation for the first time. More>>

MV Technologies Secures $1.4 Million of Purchase Orders for its H2SPlus Hydrogen Sulfide Removal System
ABC Member MV Technologies has secured purchase orders for its proprietary H2SPlus System for a fourth New Jersey landfill and MV's first landfill project in Massachusetts. The two purchase orders have an initial value of $1.4 million and bring MV's total installed base of H2SPlus Systems at landfills to 14, treating a combined 40,000 standard cubic feet per minute (SCFM) of landfill gas (LFG) across the United States. MV has many other installations of its other systems at refineries, breweries, asphalt plants, and agricultural sites across the nation. More>>

Impressive Turnout Puts WEFTEC 2016 in the Top Five
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – An impressive turnout of 20,113 registrants and 1,006 exhibitors using 301,900 net square feet of space puts WEFTEC 2016 within the top five largest and best-attended events in the conference's 89-year history. The 89th annual technical exhibition and conference by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an ABC Member, was held Sept. 24-28 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. More>>

[Wisconsin] may expand funding for dairy farm digesters
The state's utility regulator is planning to spend more money on energy projects in rural Wisconsin, including a plan to help underwrite the use of systems that convert cattle manure into electricity. The state Public Service Commission voted on Thursday to authorize at least $7.7 million in funding for rebates for solar, wind and geothermal projects around the state that would keep in place a rebate program for energy consumers. More>>

New Jersey Has a Bold Plan to Turn Supermarket Food Waste Into Energy
A new proposal by Jersey lawmakers is poised to make the Garden State a serious player in the food-waste fight. Under a bill that's moving through the legislature, restaurants, supermarkets, hospitals, and other establishments that produce considerable food waste (104 tons per year at first, then 52 tons after the first three years) would be required to separate and save all leftover scraps. More>>

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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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