This project is part of the Monarch Bioenergy joint venture with ABC member Roeslein Alternative Energy to capture methane emissions from Smithfield’s Northern Missouri hog farms and convert them into pipeline-quality natural gas. A low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in northern Missouri with the city of Milan’s natural gas pipeline is now complete, Smithfield Foods announced. Renewable natural gas produced at the hog farm will be directly injected into the natural gas transmission line flowing into Milan’s natural gas distribution system prior to delivery. More>>