The hog industry embraces biogas as ‘renewable energy’; critics say its greenwashing.

As Barry Yeoman explains in FERN’s latest story, published with Sierra Magazine, “[i]ndustrial hog farms are ramping up efforts to convert methane from swine waste into biogas—a fuel that can heat homes, produce electricity, and power vehicles—by fitting waste lagoons with airtight covers that trap the methane for collection. (The covered pits are referred to… » Read More

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