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Critics: Biogas’ Clean-Energy Claims Evaporate Under Scrutiny

Critics: Biogas’ Clean-Energy Claims Evaporate Under Scrutiny BOISE, Idaho – The breakdown of farm byproducts such as manure into energy is touted as a renewable fix for the future.

But critics say the clean energy dreams of biogas have fizzled out.

A new analysis from the organization Food and Water Watch says the process of anaerobic digestion to convert organic material into biogas actually releases carbon dioxide and other pollutants, potentially offsetting other greenhouse gas reductions. …(Read More)

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Critics: Biogas’ Clean-Energy Claims Evaporate Under Scrutiny

Critics: Biogas’ Clean-Energy Claims Evaporate Under Scrutiny BOISE, Idaho – The breakdown of farm byproducts such as manure into energy is touted as a renewable fix for the future.

But critics say the clean energy dreams of biogas have fizzled out.

A new analysis from the organization Food and Water Watch says the process of anaerobic digestion to convert organic material into biogas actually releases carbon dioxide and other pollutants, potentially offsetting other greenhouse gas reductions. …(Read More)

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