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  1. NEWS Researchers probe microbes for a future plastics building blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Plastics News

    ... when exposed to sunlight. Ethylene is one of the chemicals the microbe makes when it converts carbon dioxide to biomass as it grows. So far the amount of ethylene produced represents about 10 percent of the biomass produced, but he hopes further ...

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  2. Bio Based Polypropylene Market - North America Has the Highest Market Share by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | SBWire

    ... polypropylene are obtained from bio based propylene, which is manufactured from several bio sources such as corn, biomass, and vegetable oil. The two key methods of propylene production include fermentation and gasification. Bio based polypropylene ...

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  3. Claim: Climate change is affecting the dirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NorCalBlogs

    ... summer, shifts in the vegetation periods, and more frequent droughts. "This inevitably leads to stagnation in crop biomass production and reduced inputs of organic matter into the soil," says Wiesmeier. Moreover, livestock numbers in Europe have ...

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  4. Sevier Solid Waste to build waste-to-energy facility in TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Utility Products

    Sevier Solid Waste in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee engaged PHG Energy to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. "This new installation will help us reduce the amount of compost we need to transport by converting it into a biochar material, creating a new revenue stream for us," said Tom Leonard, director of Sevier Solid Waste Inc. "The energy from the gasification system will be used in a thermal oxidizer promoting odor control in the buildings and will allow us to defer other upgrades.

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  5. 15 awe-inspiring semi-finalists announced for the 2015 Buckminster Fuller ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Inhabitat

    ... brick manufacturing is responsible for approximately 800-million tons of global CO2 emissions every year. By using biomass, aggregate, nutrients, minerals, and bacteria to produce a natural bio-cement, bioMason is capable of "growing" resilient ...

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  6. Padaeng to set up biomass power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Nation

    ... existing zinc-production operations. The company says its renewable-energy project, which produces 9.5 megawatts of biomass energy at its power plant in Surat Thani, has progressed well. The plant uses empty fruit bunches from the palm-oil industry ...

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  7. New Waste-To-Energy Facility Will Provide Multiple Benefits for East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Electric Energy Online

    Sevier Solid Waste in Pigeon Forge, TN, has engaged PHG Energy to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. "This new installation will help us reduce the amount of compost we need to transport by converting it into a biochar material, creating a new revenue stream for us," said Tom Leonard, director of Sevier Solid Waste, Inc. .

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  8. Data backs limits on deep-sea fishing by depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | EurekAlert!

    ... depths of 600 to 800 meters, including a significant increase in biodiversity, the ratio of discarded to commercial biomass, and the ratio of sharks and rays to commercial biomass. As the ecological impacts increased, the commercial value per unit ...

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  9. 08.27.15 -- 5 Reasons To Be A 'Professional Operator'; Erin Brockovich Pollutant ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Water Online

    ... in short-circuiting. Breakdown of organic wastes entering a wastewater treatment plant is accomplished by using a biomass or blend of beneficial microscopic organisms, bacteria, and solids. This converts the nonsettleable solids (dissolved and ...

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  10. Three Hills invests in Building Energy GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | PE Hub

    ... in development and construction. We recently won bids internationally for the realization of one of the largest biomass plants in Africa with 16MW, as well as a 140MW wind farm, a 4.7MW mini-hydroelectric in South Africa and the first 10MW solar ...

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  11. UK may end green supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Iol.co.za

    The British government on Thursday proposed ending feed-in tariffs for new small-scale renewables installations next year, or cutting the remaining budget available, if a support scheme is found to be unaffordable following a consultation. It will scrap new subsidies for onshore wind farms from April next year and has already announced plans to close support for small-scale solar projects, change the way renewable projects qualify for payments and modify subsidies for biomass plants.

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  12. UPDATE 1-UK proposes end to small-scale renewable support next yearRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Reuters

    The British government on Thursday proposed ending feed-in tariffs for new small-scale renewables installations next year, or cutting the remaining budget available, if a support scheme is found to be unaffordable following a consultation. It will scrap new subsidies for onshore wind farms from April next year and has already announced plans to close support for small-scale solar projects, change the way renewable projects qualify for payments and modify subsidies for biomass plants.

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  13. Grainseed varieties show strong Verticillium resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | FarmingUK

    ... rape growers, who may be considering growing rape with lower inputs. These conventional varieties are vigorous, low biomass, have strong standing power and effective multigene disease resistance across the board - the complete package for todays' ...

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  14. Detecting changes in biomass productivity in a different land...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    We investigated the use of a satellite-derived vegetation index to detect changes in biomass productivity in different land management regimes in drylands of the Northern Negev. Two well-documented management regimes, conservation and afforestation using a contour trenching technique were monitored.

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  15. Rehabilitating degraded drylands by creating woodland islets:...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    Agricultural and Forest Meteorology , Vol. 195-196 , pp. 52-60, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.05.003 We assessed woodland islets effects on biomass and soil fertility in drylands.

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  16. MomentumGOODBYE, Norma JeanRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | American Reporter

    ... equivalent of burning the furniture to heat the house, we focus on expanding our use of solar, wind, hydro and biomass energy? By doing so, we can not only reverse global warming and clean up the environment, but our nation can create good jobs and ...

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  17. Humus depletion induced by climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | EurekAlert!

    ... summer, shifts in the vegetation periods, and more frequent droughts. "This inevitably leads to stagnation in crop biomass production and reduced inputs of organic matter into the soil," says Wiesmeier. Moreover, livestock numbers in Europe have ...

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  18. Brattleboro area residents eligible for energy rebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Manchester Journal

    ... systems in large buildings like schools, office buildings, and apartment buildings," said Adam Sherman of the Biomass Energy Resource Center. "With pellets now available in bulk using specialized delivery trucks that conveniently blow pellets into a ...

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  19. A greener grid: Tribe, HSU celebrate groundbreaking of self-sustaining, renewable energy systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Times-Standard

    ... energy microgrid, which will allow the rancheria to use and store enough low-carbon emission energy sources such as biomass fuels to be self-sustaining. The Blue Lake Rancheria along with a host of local, state, and national officials celebrated the ...

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  20. Biopower plants to generate 700MW of electricity in IranRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Tehran Times

    Some 700 megawatts of electricity will be generated by biopower plants in Iran by 2020, said Mohammad Sadeqzadeh, the managing director of Renewable Energy Organization of Iran. Biopower uses biomass, including wood, agricultural residues, and animal and human waste, to create electricity through various technologies.

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