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BioCycle REFOR19, 19th Annual Conference, Madison, WI

October 28, 2019

Visit SCS Engineers’ booth (Booth 50) and meet our professionals attending and presenting at BioCycle Magazine’s 19th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy from Organics Recycling (REFOR19), October 28-31, 2019, at the Madison Marriott West, in Madison, Wisconsin.  SCS is a conference sponsor.

SCS Professional Betsy Powers, together with Andrew Zikeli of Air Liquide Advanced Technologies US LLC, will speak about “Navigating the RNG Pipeline Permitting Process.”

REFOR19 will bring experts together to help you tap new renewable energy from organics opportunities, solve core challenges, explore solutions, and increase biogas production and markets for digestate and nutrients.

The conference will feature four days of the most authoritative intel on

  • Business and logistics of renewable natural gas from anaerobic digestion facilities
  • Project development, financing
  • Feedstocks, materials handling
  • AD + composting symbiosis
  • Biogas and digestate markets
  • Codigestion At WRRFs, agricultural digesters
  • BMPs for AD facilities
  • Contaminant management
  • RFS, LCFS updates
  • Public policies and regulations
  • Organics recycling infrastructure

In addition to the conference sessions, workshop, and site tours, this is a great networking opportunity.  Make valuable connections with AD industry trendsetters and meet with the who’s who in the anaerobic digestion and renewable energy industry, including local, state and federal government officials, facility managers, investors, organic waste generators, private sector project developers, nutrient managers, digester operators, and farmers.

For more information and to register, visit the event website. Register today!

Posted by Laura Dorn at 8:00 am
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Navigating the RNG Pipeline Permitting Process at BioCycle’s REFOR19

October 15, 2019

BioCycle REFOR19, 19th Annual Conference, Madison, WI

Planning your RNG pipeline design requires a review of how the project might impact land use, archaeologic resources, endangered resources, floodplains, wetlands, and soil erosion. The linear nature of pipeline projects often requires permits from multiple agencies, transportation authorities, and railroads. Getting the agencies involved early and identifying review timeframes will help keep your project on track.

Betsy and Andy will present two case studies for RNG pipeline projects where multiple permitting agencies were involved. Each project presented unique challenges that required additional coordination with local, state and federal agencies as well as the Department of Transportation and railroad operator. They share the obstacles faced and how you can overcome or avoid them to keep your project on schedule.

Conference Information and Registration

Betsy Powers, SCS Engineers

Betsy Powers, PE, is a senior project manager/civil engineer with over 20 years of consulting experience in civil and environmental engineering at SCS  Engineers. She has extensive experience in the solid waste field and is currently managing the pipeline permitting and design for two RNG projects. Her experience includes design, permitting, and construction of municipal and industrial solid waste landfills, as well as recycling and composting facilities. She managed the civil site design for Wisconsin’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) system on a closed industrial landfill.

 

Andy Zikeli, Air Liquide Advanced Technologies

Andrew Zikeli is a senior biogas project specialist with over 8 years of biogas to renewable natural gas project experience and over 25 years of consulting experience in environmental compliance and permitting.  He has extensive experience in RNG project development, plant design, permitting and commissioning, and is currently managing pipeline installation for two Wisconsin RNG projects.

 

 

Biogas, CNG, and RNG case studies , information and resources here

 

 

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