PBS NewsHour

Turning poop into power, not pollution

Clip: 03/28/2016 | 6m 51s

Move over solar and wind power, there’s another renewable energy source: poop. Thanks to rapidly advancing “digester” technologies, it’s possible to extract and refine natural gas from the methane in human and animal waste, generating power rather than polluting greenhouse gases. Special correspondent Dan Boyce of Inside Energy and Rocky Mountain PBS reports.

Aired: 03/28/16

Rating: NR

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