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U.S. EPA, industry, researchers look for ways to reduce GHG emissions


September 18, 2009
By Marg Land

September 18, 2009, San
Francisco, CA – The U.S. Environmental Protection is co-sponsoring the 4th
annual Pacific Southwest Organic Residuals symposium September 22 – 24 at the
University of California Davis.



September 18, 2009, San
Francisco, CA – The U.S. Environmental Protection is co-sponsoring the 4th
annual Pacific Southwest Organic Residuals Symposium
September 22 – 24 at the
University of California Davis.

This event allows
regulators, industry and municipal representatives, researchers and students to
look for ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide local sources of
fuels and fertilizers, ensure food safety, and protect public health and
ecosystems. The California Integrated Waste Management Board, Central Valley
Regional Water Quality Control Board
, California Department of Food and
Agriculture
, Western United Dairymen, Sustainable Conservation, California
Association of Sanitation Agencies
, Sacramento Municipal Utilities District,
and the University of California at Davis are also co-sponsoring the symposium.

There will also be a
tour on September 22 of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s anaerobic
digesters, which takes food waste from Bay Area restaurants and commercial food
processors and turns it into energy. For more information on the Pacific
Southwest Organic Residuals Symposium
, click here.


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