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The Federal Government recognizes the potential of biogas systems to generate renewable energy while providing economic and environmental benefits. Learn more about the Biogas Opportunities Roadmap.

AgSTAR launches a national mapping tool within the EPA's GeoPlatform.
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's AgSTAR Program is a voluntary outreach and educational program that promotes the recovery and use of methane from animal manure.
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April 29, 2015 – Livestock biogas data updated for 2014 more »

April 29, 2015 – Vendor Directory updated more »

March 19, 2015 – AgSTAR welcomes a new partner more »

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June 8-10, 2015 – GMI Municipal Wastewater (MWW) Workshop more »

June 18-19, 2015 – Illinois Recycling Association 2015 IRA|ILCSWMA|SWANA Conference more »

June 23, 2015 – Bioenergy Business Conference more »

June 23-24, 2015 – Bioenergy 2015 more »

July 29-31, 2015 – Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference more »

Frequent Questions

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USDA provides a number of resources related to anaerobic digesters on US farms. Learn more about Rural Development and Natural Resources Conservation Service resources.

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