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Biogas Opportunities Roadmap

Methane is both a potent greenhouse gas and a valuable source of energy. In the Climate Action Plan, President Obama directed the Administration to develop a comprehensive, interagency strategy to reduce methane emissions. In March 2014, the White House released the Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions. As part of the Strategy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) committed to work with industry leaders to formulate a biogas roadmap.  View full report here.

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From Grassland Restoration to Renewable Energy.

Some ideas come out of the blue. But an idea taking shape in the hog barns and rolling hills of northern Missouri came out of the green–the grasslands revered by an entrepreneur, industrialist, and dedicated conservationist. Missouri Prairie Foundation (MPF) technical advisor Rudi Roeslein loves native prairie for its beauty and unique set of ecological services. Now Roeslein is staking his reputation on an ambitious goal of returning 30 million acres of highly erodible land to native grasslands in 30 years.

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Big hog manure to biogas project in Missouri.

Published by Brownfield AG News

Written by Julie Harker

A $100 million renewable biogas project is underway in north Missouri. Murphy-Brown of Missouri – formerly Premium Standard Farms – has partnered with Roeslein Alternative Energy to capture biogas from hog manure and turn it into Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), and (CNG), for use as a transport fuel.  Bill Homann with Murphy Brown of Missouri says the project will allow them to extend the use of impermeable lagoon covers to 90 of their hog farms, “Then that will function in the future as a digester and so we’ll have, basically, ninety digesters capturing gas in our finishing facilities in North Missouri.”

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Major project to deliver new energy source and environmental benefits.

Published by Smithfield Foods 

Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC and Roeslein Alternative Energy, LLC Will Develop Renewable Biogas Project for Northern Missouri

PRINCETON, Mo., Jan. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC (MBM) and Roeslein Alternative Energy, LLC announced today their joint plans to develop a $100 million renewable biogas project in northern Missouri. Murphy-Brown is the livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

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