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Hello BESTers,

 

Here is an article below that discusses plans in Reynolds, Indiana and their idea for a large anaerobic digester and algae wastewater treatment.  According to the article, a 6,500 square-foot greenhouse will be constructed with 9 rotating wheels covered in algae. This algae will absorb nutrients from wastewater. The article also states that the company building the facility is doing this as an example for future plants and will have the facility running by October. If this concept works, even on a small scale, this idea could be implemented here in Florida.  Here is the article:

 

http://www.jconline.com/article/20090607/NEWS/906070347

 



Article information:

“Biotown’s Next Step Has Role for Algae”

By Curt Slyder

June 7, 2009

www.jconline.com



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Eric Layton
University of Florida
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