March/April 2019 (Vol. 60, No. 3)

  • In-state RNG projects, such as this anaerobic digestion facility in South San Francisco, are eligible under the LCFS for either self-use, direct sale as a conventional fuel replacement, or by injecting into a pipeline and demonstrating RNG use as a vehicle fuel.

    101 For Low Carbon Fuel Standard

    California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, which grew out of the state’s Global Warming Solutions Act, is stimulating markets for biogas, including renewable natural gas.
    Paul Greene
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 43

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  • 2019 Renewable Fuel Standard Update

    Three associations, including the American Biogas Council, filed a petition in February to activate the renewable electricity pathway of the RFS. Maureen Walsh BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 46 On February 6, 2019, the RFS Power Coalition, newly formed by the American Biogas Council (ABC), Biomass Power Association (BPA) and Energy Recovery Read the full story >

     
  • With strict dust control requirements, maximizing composting moisture content and using dust suppression equipment are key to operations in the desert environment.

    Managing Moisture In The Desert

    At the City of Phoenix’s aerated composting facility, air is preconditioned with moisture to mitigate overdrying of the piles, also providing a cooler air stream to the biofilter.
    Craig Coker
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 48

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  • Rhode To End Hunger

    Rhode Island Department of Health program addresses the related issues of food wastage and state residents going hungry by connecting food donors and receivers such as pantries.
    Kristy M. Whitcomb
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 52

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  • "Community-Scale Composting Systems" by James McSweeney

    Practical How To Compost Guide

    New book, Community-Scale Composting Systems, covers a spectrum of topics related to composting program development and management.
    Rich Flammer
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 54

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  • The City of Toronto’s Dufferin anaerobic digestion facility generates over 5 million cubic meters/year of biogas and is scheduled to begin injecting RNG into the Enbridge pipeline by early 2020.

    Toronto Advances RNG Projects

    Biogas produced from anaerobic digestion of residential organics is on track to be upgraded to renewable natural gas via partnership with gas utility.
    Peter Gorrie
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 56

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  • The final rule bars direct trades between wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) as a means to avoid new pollution “hotspots” and requires a tighter WWTP “performance baseline” for trades of credits from WWTPs to other sources.

    Maryland Nutrient Trading Update

    Recent developments in the state of Maryland show that progress can be a work in progress.
    Michael H. Levin
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 60

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  • Sally Brown

    Connection: Beach Glass

    Sally Brown
    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 63

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  • BioCycle WEST COAST19 Exhibit Hall

    Equipment News

    BioCycle March/April 2019, Vol. 60 No. 3, p. 64

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