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Join us at the Official Conference of the ABC - BIOCYCLE REFOR17!

We have three great events this year at BIOCYCLE REFOR17 that you won't want to miss out on.

Monday, October 16, 1:00 -5:00 p

Making the Connection: Is Anaerobic Digestate An Asset for Aerobic Composting? [Workshop]

Wednesday, October 17, 6:00 - 9:00 p
Annual Biogas Industry Awards Dinner

Wednesday, October 18, 12:30 - 1:45 p
All Member Meeting

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Metro (Oregon) narrows down list of processers to firms proposing to build in Portland and Wilsonville
The Portland area is in line to get its first plant that recycles food scraps by converts it into energy, either in the city of Portland or in Wilsonville. Metro, which received seven proposals this summer to build such a plant, has narrowed the contenders down to two: Waste Management of Oregon Inc. and SORT Bioenergy LLC, according to Ken Ray, Metro spokesman for solid waste matters. More>>

American Biogas Council Announces Shortlist for 2017 Biogas Industry Awards
Today, the American Biogas Council (ABC) released the names of the finalists for the 2017 Biogas Industry Awards. The final awardees will be unveiled at a special dinner on October 17 at the ABC's fifth annual conference at BioCycle REFOR17, October 16-19 in Portland, Oregon. This year's finalists represent biogas projects and innovations that are both exceptional individually and also examples for replication in future biogas projects. More>>

Monogram's new bioenergy project helps both the company and Martinsville
A local company has been recognized for its efforts to improve the environment. Monogram Snacks in the Patriot Centre industrial park has been named a 2017 finalist for "Project of the Year" by the American Biogas Council. Biogas is a type of fuel generated from decomposing organic waste, such as that produced by food products manufacturers. More>>

Trident Processes Inc. Receives Prestigious 2018 Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Business
ABC member Trident Processes has received the prestigious Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Businesses for 2018. This award is given annually to 25 private businesses across Canada. Trident has commercialized a unique process for recovering and repurposing valuable resources from livestock manure and municipal wastewater. Its technologies recover nutrients and other resources which is a growing focus of agricutural, municipal and industrial wastewater industries. More>>

Pruitt commits to strong RFS, maintaining the point of obligation
[ABC note: This is a good signal, but not yet cause for celebration. Let's see what the final rule says.] On Oct. 19, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter to seven senators indicating the agency is expected to set final 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard blending obligations at or above proposed levels. Pruitt also said the EPA will issue a final rule maintaining the current point of obligation within 30 days. More>>

DMT Upgrades Biogas to RNG in Hawaii
DMT Clear Gas Solutions is going to supply the biogas upgrading technology for the waste water treatment plant on Hawaii. 2.8% of the gas used in Hawaii will now come from a renewable source and is upgraded using DMT Clear Gas Solutions Upgrading technology. This project is equivalent to reducing the need for nearly 15,000 barrels of oil and reducing greenhouse gases produced by 400 cars annually. More>>

Latest Events [view all]

Workshop: Biogas, Food Waste Recycling, CHP and Wastewater Treatment in Philadelphia
This half-day workshop will be held at a water pollution control plant, involve classroom teaching, a tour of an existing facility anaerobic digester and combined heat and power system (CHP), and lunch. Come learn how Philadelphia could merge their zero waste goal with existing wastewater infrastructure, food waste collection and recycling and biogas production. 2 PDHs Available. More>>

Webinar: California & the Netherlands: Alternative Manure Management Practices (Perspectives & Practices)
Conventional manure management practices have been applied widely in the dairy and livestock production industries in California and The Netherlands. Join the conversation as experts from the scientific community, policy makers and regulators along with those in the private sector discuss advances in alternative manure management practices that have applicability in both California and the Netherlands. More>>

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

Cogeneration Day USA
The first conference ever in the United States dedicated entirely to cogeneration will take place in New Brunswick, NJ, on November 2. Attendees include users of natural gas, biogas, and special gas industries, as well as energy advisors, policymakers, opinion makers, energy associations, engineering firms, energy investing funds, and energy utilities. More>>

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