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The methane digester money trail: Who’s making money off of biogas?

Episode 2
December 12, 2023


Lovera PattyAs we continue our series on the biogas boom in CAFO country, food policy expert Patty Lovera walks us through the costs and benefits of using anaerobic digestion to harvest methane from animal waste. At this point, there’s a “complex layer cake of federal subsidies” that are trying to make the process profitable, but it’s unclear whether this so-called renewable energy source is a viable market-based business.