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Wastewater Remediation and Biofuel Production Using Algae Grown on a Substrate
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: 2011 Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011 1111333.(doi:10.13031/2013.38500)
Authors: Houser B James, Venable E Mark, Hambourger S Michael, Tuberty R Shea
Keywords: algae, biodiesel, biofuels, CAFO, wastewater remediation, eutrophication, waste to energy
The latest surge in oil prices hit farmers particularly hard due to their already high fuel, energy and fertilizer costs. Farm-based local sources of renewable energy need to be found to help reduce energy costs for Americas farmers and to help develop rural based processing and manufacturing of biofuel to bolster rural economies. At the same time there is a national problem with nutrient contamination from farming operations which can lead to eutrophication.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)