Thanks to John McCuaig for submitting the following article from CTV News:
Ste-Hyacinthe, Quebec (pop. 53,236) will collect 100,000 tonnes of scraps from a cheese and yogurt factory to produce biogas that will run a fleet of city cars and some city-owned buildings. Residue will be composted to fertilize gardens in Ste-Hyacinthe’s public parks. As a result of this conversion of garbage to gas, Ste-Hyacinthe will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15,000 tonnes annually.
As we pointed out in an earlier post, Germany, England, Kenya, and Australia already harvest biogas successfully to reduce fuel costs for their inhabitants: http://wp.me/p3TkW3-WP
It begs the question: Could Hamilton do the same as Ste-Hyacinthe at the proposed gasification plant on Pier 15 in Ward 3? Hamilton…
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