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Isolation of an uncharacterized methanogen of class thermoplasma from an anaerobic wastewater treatment reactor
Author(s):Gagen, Sonja; Pfluger, Andrew; Vanzin, Gary; Munakata-Marr, Junko; Figueroa, Linda
Conventional wastewater treatment plants account for approximately 3% of the United States’ energy demand1. A potential energy-positive alternative is anaerobic wastewater treatment, which generates methane-rich biogas ...
From poop to gold : an examination of energy-positive wastewater treatment in an anaerobic reactor system
Author(s):Lucio, Daniel; Pfluger, Andrew; Callahan, Jennie; Van Houghton, Brett; Munakata-Marr, Junko; Figueroa, Linda
Today’s current best practices for wastewater treatment involve aerobic processes that require substantial amounts of energy. Best practice aerobic wastewater treatment facilities with anaerobic digestion of biosolids are ...