Fogfuels is to use its patented process to transform fats, oils and grease into B100 biodiesel fuel to power school buses, vehicles and machinery operated by the City of Atlanta. The company will work with independent haulers in the metropolitan Atlanta area to receive trap grease generated by restaurants and institutional sources. The waste will be received at the Fogfuels processing center where it will be converted to B100 biodiesel fuel. This facility will encourage haulers to remain compliant with City ordinances while resulting in significant reductions in their operating costs due to reduced tipping fees and transportation costs, Fogfuels says.
Green Planet Group Inc. has received additional orders for its XenTx diesel fuel savings and clean emissions additive from the Dallas County School System in Texas. The school district is the third largest pupil transportation district in the US and transports about 71,000 students to and from school each day. DCS expects to save $600,000 in fuel and maintenance costs during the first year of using XenTx.
Kroff Inc. has penned a five-year agreement with the University of Michigan to provide custom-formulated water treatment services for the university’s Central Power Plant and North Campus Research Complex. Kroff will provide chemical water treatment, testing, monitoring and consulting services for the boilers, cooling towers and cooling loops in those areas.
Tri-Tech Infrastructure has secured a $2.02 million contract to provide a replacement sulfite waste liquid evaporator vessel to AV Cell, a New Brunswick company that produces softwood and hardwood pulp for its viscose staple fiber business. Under the contract, Tri-Tech US will provide a new evaporator body and accessories to replace an evaporator body from the original 1982 system for a magnesium-based sulfite pulp mill. The new evaporator body will help to increase the pulp mill’s bisulfite black liquor treatment efficiency and improve the evaporator system operation to restore pulp capacity, Tri-Tech says.
The North Brooklyn Development Corporation and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will jointly administer the Greenpoint Environmental Benefit Projects Program in New York, the state has announced. The program, with a $19.5 million fund, was established by the state’s 2011 settlement with ExxonMobil, related to the oil company’s massive oil spill in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn.