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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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RPT-INSIGHT-California's push for cleaner buses could edge out natural gas
California's push for "zero-emission" buses by 2040 could mean big things for renewable natural gas. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) will be reviewing different technologies next year to set a new standard of "zero-emission" in a feasible manner. Buses running on renewable natural gas from organic waste like cow manure or waste water offers a 90% reduction in emissions compared to diesel fuel. More>>

What happens to Metro Vancouver food scraps?
Starting July 1, Metro Vancouver has a ban on throwing away food scraps. They will be required to separate their food waste. The organic waste is then taken to Harvest Power's facility in Richmond to be processed to produce electricity. The community and Harvest power is excited to be diverting so much organic waste from landfills. More>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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>>

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

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>>

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

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

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