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DVO Inc. Announces First Anaerobic Digester Installation in California

Installation and construction is nearly complete on a DVO Inc. anaerobic digester scheduled to open at Calgren Renewable Fuels on September 30, 2014 in Pixley, California. This is DVO’s first installation in California, and the state’s only next-generation anaerobic digester.

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Summary on the sustainable use of phosphorus published (EU)
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Veolia Survey – How Many Recycling Bins are Acceptable for Household Waste? (UK)
To keep it simple consumers would be asked to separate waste into glass, organic waste, other recyclable waste, and black bag waste. The YouGov survey found that over 2500 adults, 69% of the British public think households shouldn't be expected to separate their rubbish into more than four bins, only 12% consider six or more bins reasonable. According to the survey 60% percent already separate out glass and a further 35% are willing to do so, while 55% separate out organic waste and a further 36% are willing to do so. More>>

Two-Stage DVO Farm Waste Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Plant Nears Completion In California
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Recipients of the 2014 Water Environment Federation Awards Announced
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Conference this fall in New Orleans, LA. More>>

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RIN Academy
Four years into the RFS, while we wait for the EPA to develop the renewable volumetric mandate (RVO) for 2014, we are at crossroads. Will the next 4 years bring higher blends of 2nd generation fuels into the market or will the RFS stall due to lack of advanced biofuel supply? Is the mechanism of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) working? Are state and regional efforts in support of renewables growing in momentum? What should project developers do in an uncertain environment? These and other pressing questions will be addressed at the RIN Academy 2014 in Des Moines, IA. More>>

ABC Federal Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Meeting
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AD Co-Products working group meeting
The group will meet to address barriers to and open new market opportunities for the use of digested residuals. More>>

ABC Federal Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Meeting
Regular meeting of the Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee to discuss Federal issues from 2:00-3:00pm ET More>>

ABC Board Meeting
The ABC Board Meeting for September 2014 will be taking place on September 15, 2014 from 1 - 2:30 pm ET. More>>

Workshop - How to Build a Successful Biogas Project: Strategies from Proven Projects
Anaerobic digestion and biogas offer a unique solution to a community's waste and energy needs. By utilizing your valuable organic waste you can create not only renewable electricity at a sustainable price, vehicle fuel and renewable natural gas, but also highly valuable co-products such as soil amendments and nutrients. More>>

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