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In North Carolina, Hog Waste Is Becoming A Streamlined Fuel Source

NPR reports that in North Carolina farmers are transferring the methane from hog waste into fuel through a process called biogas.

The C3 Take
  • Thanks to technological innovations, farmers can begin to drastically lower their emission footprint.
  • Biogas not only destroys methane but also gives farmers valuable carbon offset credits.

“The Optima KV Project has the potential to do both — destroy methane and create enough renewable natural gas to power the equivalent of 1,000 homes for a year.”

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