Biogas is produced from methane resulting from the decomposition of organic waste buried in a landfill site. Then, it is transported by pipeline over a distance of 13 kilometers (8 miles) to Rolland mill. The biogas collected is used as thermal energy and replaces traditional combustible fuels.
In this multi-part video series, farmers discuss their firsthand experiences with obtaining organic certification—and why they decided to pursue it. Small video segments show viewers how the USDA organic regulations translate to practices on the ground by following a direct market farmer on his journey through the organic certification process. The video also provides a step-by-step overview of organic production requirements and the process of organic certification—by farmers, for farmers.
Augusta Filmmaker Releases Trailer for Palmetto Pipeline Documentary
Augusta filmmaker Mark Albertin has released the trailer for an upcoming documentary on Kinder Morgan's proposed Palmetto Pipeline. It features interviews with affected landowners, members of the scientific community, environmental activists and more, plus statements from Kinder Morgan representatives. Working with a group of concerned citizens known as "Landowners for Property Rights," the director hopes the film, scheduled for release later this year, will help bring to light many of the risks, issues and concerns surrounding the controversial project. For more info, visit http://www.landownersforpropertyrights.com.
Mohawk Group has released this video to talk about their new transparency commitment and the elimination of all red list chemicals from their products. They are certified by the Living Building Challenge. Now that's commitment!
May 18-19, 2015 - Vanderbilt University Law School and Vanderbilt University Medical center co-hosted a two-day event that focused on the health, energy demand, and economic effects of the EPA's Clean Power Plan, and the potential impacts on Tennessee and the Southeast.