Category Archives: News

Mentions of Elmira biogas issues in newspapers, magazines, on radio or television.

Biogas news from Twemlow and Goostrey

Here are a couple of news stories about biogas plants in England, from the Twemlow and Goostrey no to waste plant web site. I wonder when we’ll see similar stories coming out of Elmira. Map Digestate spreading banned due to … Continue reading

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Woolwich Council Rejects CLC Funding

The Observer reports that Woolwich Council has turned down funding for the Bio-en Community Liaison Committee (CLC). The agreement reached by Bio-en and the Elmira Bio-Fuel Citizens’ Committee (the appellants in the appeal against the MoE approval of the biogas … Continue reading

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Elmira Independent on Todd Cowan

The Elmira Independent had a couple of articles last week about Woolwich mayor Todd Cowan’s comments on Bio-En and the provincial government. First, the report on the Council meeting: Woolwich mayor critical of provincial handling of Elmira biogas project Woolwich … Continue reading

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Biogas: social opposition in Europe and beyond

Italian writer Michele Corti writes about the anti-biogas movements around Europe in the blog Sgonfia il Biogas (“Deflate the Biogas”). The original article is in Italian, but there is an English translation called Widespread opposition to biogas plants and greend … Continue reading

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Sustainability forum focuses on collaboration

Sustainability Networking Forum on Saturday, April 20 at Kitchener City Hall in the rotunda from 9 a.m. until noon Continue reading

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Ontario’s FIT program just got a lot more expensive

The political cost of green energy: Ontario’s FIT program local content requirement violate WTO’s rules. Continue reading

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Biogas Waste Contaminates Honey

Beekeepers in northeastern France have been alarmed to find their bees producing honey in unnatural shades of green and blue
because of a biogas plant close by.
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