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[GreenYes] Re: Compost-to-Switchgrass-to-Fuel?


I think that's the point of using biosolids as the soil-enhancing agent..the
project was overseen by a member of the National Academy of Science's
committee on soil science from the University of Washington..among the
findings: lower cost of production, and biosolids-amended soils had higher
yields than unamended soils.achieved goal of creating recycling loop of
biosolids-to-biodiesel



Kendall Christiansen



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From: Reindl, John [mailto:Reindl@no.address]
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 2:11 PM
To: Kendall Christiansen; GreenYes@no.address
Subject: RE: [GreenYes] Compost-to-Switchgrass-to-Fuel?



I would hope that the biofuels industry would pay more attention to what the
soil scientists are reporting -- that biofuels change the carbon that should
be recycled back to the land and instead put it into fuel tanks.



At one of the conferences on biofuels that I attended, several soil
scientists gave presentations on how the carbon level in soils is declining
and that biofuels could make this situation much worse.



John Reindl, Recycling Manager

Dane County, WI





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