Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

TOPEKA, Kan. – (July 10, 2014) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes… Continue reading Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

CSMCRI develops green plastic from bio-fuel residue

Bhavnagar-based research institute Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI) has developed a ‘green plastic‘ using the residues of bio-fuel that is made from a tropical weed jatropha. What’s more, the institute has been granted an European patent for its bio-degradable plastic in January this year… Continue reading CSMCRI develops green plastic from bio-fuel residue

Algae oil touted as Vermont’s next fuel crop

In moderation, and carefully applied to fields, livestock feces has for millennia been an invaluable farm resource. This is not breaking news. More recently (for decades), methane has been coaxed from manure and soaked cattle bedding to fuel cooking fires and electric generators… Continue reading Algae oil touted as Vermont’s next fuel crop