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Press Release: Biogas Industry Applauds Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act
Today, Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced new bipartisan legislation, the Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act (HR 5489), with the support of 12 additional Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Kentucky State University, Simmons College agree to share $1.5 million campus as part of biodigester project
Kentucky State University and Simmons College of Kentucky have agreed to share the $1.5 million education campus to be donated by STAR BioEnergy as part of the planned energy-producing biodigester project at 17th and Maple streets.
West Louisville Community Benefits
West Louisville to receive $5 million in community benefits from biodigester project
Historic building, land near Bernheim Distillery to serve as education campus;
Grant fund to support education, job training, entrepreneurship
STAR Energy pledges 85% of organic waste to come from local sources
LOUISVILLE (Sept. 24, 2015) – STAR Energy today pledged to get 85 percent of the organic waste needed for its planned energy-creating biodigester near Heaven Hill Brands’ Bernheim Distillery from sources in west Louisville.
The company, which will get more than 70 percent of the organic waste for the 17th and Maple biodigester from next door at the Heaven Hill distillery, agreed to seek at least half of the remaining food waste, fats and oils and other organic material from existing west Louisville sources.
Star BioEnergy Reaffirms Commitment to Locate in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, KY. (August 13, 2015) – Star BioEnergy, formerly Nature’s Methane, has reaffirmed its commitment to locate anaerobic digester facilities in Louisville, even as it has been removed from the plans for the West Louisville FoodPort.
West Louisville Biodigester Would Be One Among Many Nationally
As city officials and residents clash over whether Indiana-based Star BioEnergy should be allowed to build a plant that converts food waste into methane gas, an industry group that advocates for biogas production says the plan for an anaerobic digester in West...
EPA plans Louisville visit on biodigester project
Mayor Greg Fischer has lined up the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help inject some more science, technology and environmental policy into Louisville's debate over the process of making methane from food wastes. Read more at The Courier-Journal.
Louisville Mayor Announces Effort to Answer Concerns About Green-Energy-Producing Biodigesters
Citing the need for greater understanding of green-energy-producing biodigesters in Louisville
Mayor listening to concerns
WHAS-11’s Joe Arnold reports on the emerging use of anaerobic biodigesters