Top Cdn BE: CO2 into Fuel

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June 11, 2018,

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Efforts are underway to attract an anaerobic digester to Sarnia to turn nutrient-rich industrial waste water from bio-chemical plants into renewable natural gas. Sandy Marshall, executive director of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, said the government-funded agency is working with Comet Biorefining on a proposal to see an anaerobic digester built and operated in Sarnia. Comet plans to build a bio-refinery in Sarnia to turn corn and wheat stalks into sugar… by Paul Morden.

It sounds like spinning straw into gold: suck carbon dioxide from the air where it’s contributing to climate change and turn it into fuel for cars, trucks and jets. A British Columbia company says in newly published research that it’s doing just that — and for less than one-third the cost of other companies working on the same technology... by Bob Weber.