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Public Information Session: Bioenergy Innovation Center Project

Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
6:00 pm

Location:


, Delaware
Details:

Learn about a proposal to expand the Bioenergy Innovation Center, in Seaford, to produce renewable natural gas from organic wastes.


Connection Information

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Meeting ID: 948 5598 0261
Passcode: 674870
Closed-captioning, in languages including English and Spanish, is available as an option.
For audio-only, please dial-in at 1-646-931-3860 and use Meeting ID 948 5598 0261 and Passcode 674870.


The Bioenergy Innovation Center, located at 28338 Enviro Way, is currently permitted to accept organic waste from approved poultry industry sources for composting.

The proposed expansion includes construction of an anaerobic digestion system, a wastewater pretreatment system and a biogas upgrading plant. There will also be an emergency generator. Byproducts from the process would include pipeline-grade renewable natural gas (RNG) and digestate, which would be dewatered and is proposed for use in the adjacent compost facility.

The project requires permits from three DNREC divisions:

  • A Resource Recovery Permit from the Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances;
  • Two Natural Minor Permits from the Division of Air Quality; and
  • Two Wastewater Facility Construction Permits from the Division of Water

A public hearing on the proposal will be held on October 26, 2022. The workshop provides an opportunity to ask questions about this project. Questions and comments received at the virtual workshop are not part of the public hearing record.

Learn more about the project and review permit application materials.

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