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Unformatted text preview: rticulture industry. Services: AgSTAR offers project development resources, including a Web-based tool to assess
project feasibility, and provides technical assistance, publishes information and guide
books, and sponsors events and workshops. Value to environment: The AgSTAR Program has successfully encouraged the development and adoption
of anaerobic digestion technologies. Since 1994, the number of operational digester
systems in the United States has grown to more than 125, producing significant benefits.
In 2007, AgSTAR AD systems in the United States reduced 80,000 tons of methane
emissions and generated 275 million kilowatt-hours of energy. Sectors most applicable: Agriculture Business Guide to
10 A .S. EPA Climate Partnership Programs
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