Big Companies Bet On Cleaner Power From Pig Poop Ponds

(NPR) — On most pig farms, manure flows into big poop lagoons, which emit methane gas into the air.

That's a problem because methane contributes to overheating the planet.

But some farms are capturing the gas and turning it into a usable zero-carbon fuel.

Two large companies plan to capture natural gas from manure-filled ponds, turning it into clean, climate-saving energy. But some neighbors just want the ponds gone.

Source: NPR, full story

 

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