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Kern cow manure leads California's anti-climate change efforts
June 27, 2019 | By John Cox | Bakersfield.comRoy Dowd sniffed the air during a dairy tour he was leading last week on the edge of Bakersfield.
"That's the smell of money," joked the director of operations, maintenance and research at a Visalia company, California Bioenergy LLC, helping local dairies turn manure into a new revenue stream.
Oberon Fuels secures $2.9 million grant for rDME production
June 27, 2019 | Biomass MagazineOberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel, has been officially awarded a grant for $2.88 million from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel, in the U.S.
Researchers are mapping world's manure
June 27, 2019 | Farm and DairyHOBOKEN, N.J. — Farmers rely on phosphorus fertilizers to enrich the soil and ensure bountiful harvests, but the world’s recoverable reserves of phosphate rocks, from which such fertilizers are produced, are finite and unevenly distributed.
Chevron partners with biomethane developer to harvest, market gas from local dairy manure
June 18, 2019 | By John Cox | Bakersfield.comChevron USA Inc. announced Tuesday it has partnered with a Visalia-based company to help fund up to 18 dairy "digesters" that would harvest methane from cow manure in Kern, Kings and Tulare counties.