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Three ABC Member Companies Collaborate to Build Long Island Digester

American Organic Energy (Yaphank, NY) announced today that it has solidified its core engineering team to construct its anaerobic digester facility on Long Island, NY. Louis Perry Group, a CDM Smith Company and ABC Member, has been awarded a contract by American Organic Energy (AOE), also an ABC Member, to provide engineering services in conjunction with ABC Member GE Power & Water.

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Looks like we might be able to add "superbug antibiotics" to the list of great products biogas systems can produce
UK malt suppliers and producers Muntons has revealed that by-products formed at its anaerobic digestion (AD) plants could eventually be used to combat drug-resistant "superbugs" such as E. coli. More>>

CR&R digester project is focus of REW Conference session
CR&R Environmental Services' new anaerobic digester being constructed at the company's Perris, California, facility is projected to be one of the largest dry anaerobic digestion (AD) projects in the U.S. when it begins operations later this year. When the project was first announced in late 2013, CR&R said, “This milestone marks the start of the most significant project in the waste industry since the inception of statewide recycling in California over 20 years ago.” Attendees of the Renewable Energy from Waste Conference have the opportunity to hear from the key players involved in the development of this game-changing project, which when at full completion will be able to process more than 300,000 tons of yard and food waste per year to produce biogas. More>>

Weltec Biopower builds AD plant for egg producer
Weltec Biopower, Vechta, Germany, will shortly start building an anaerobic digestion plant for a Colombian egg producer. The 800-kilowatt biogas plant is to go live in early 2017. In terms of the feedstock input, the operator Incubadora Santander, located in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, which produces about 3.5 million eggs a day, plans to make use of the codigestion of dry chicken manure from the laying hens and process water from the production. The enterprise, which operates several poultry farms close to the western Colombian province of Cauca, markets its eggs under the “Kikes” brand in 14 cities in Colombia. More>>

Our Canadian neighbors will require recyclables like food waste to be recycled!
Montrealers will have the obligation to properly sort their waste, otherwise fined, according to a new regulation that the City Council must adopt next Monday. All recyclable materials must be in the green bin, not the garbage bag, [including food waste]. More>>

Water Sector Groups To Recognize 61 Utilities For Exceptional Performance
A partnership of water sector organizations -- incuding two ABC members, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) plus the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and the WateReuse Association -- with input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -- proudly announce the recipients of the inaugural Utility of the Future (UOTF) Today Recognition Program. The program celebrates the progress and exceptional performance of wastewater utilities while supporting the widespread adoption of the innovative UOTF business model. More>>

Nominations Open Till Sept. 9 for 5th Annual Biogas Industry Awards
You now have one month to submit your nominations for the Biogas Industry Awards that cover: projects, products, technology and special individuals. NEW this year: Longevity awards for digesters in continuous operation for more than 5 years PLUS a special awards dinner at REFOR16! More>>

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9/13/2016 - 9/14/2016
Marquette University's Annual 2-Day Course on Anaerobic Treatment
The annual short course on anaerobic treatment of high-strength industrial waste will be held September 13-14, 2016 at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. The course is designed for industry managers, operators, consulting engineers, regulators and students. Information will be presented regarding anaerobic microbiology and chemistry, anaerobic digestion operation and design, sustainability, biogas utilization, construction/start-up guidelines and case studies of operating anaerobic treatment systems at Bell's Brewery, Chobani Yogurt and other industries. Speakers will include Adrianus Van Haandel (University of Campina Grande - Brazil), Daniel Zitomer (Marquette University) and Dennis Totzke (Applied Technologies, Inc.). For more information and registration, see http://www.marquette.edu/ANT, or email Daniel Zitomer (daniel.zitomer@mu.edu). More>>

10/17/2016 - 10/20/2016
ABC's Annual Conference- BioCycle REFOR16
Join us for the the official conference of the American Biogas Council, BioCycle REFOR16, on Oct. 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. 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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