Tag: algae

Fact Sheets about Harmful Algal Blooms

by Shri Vani Sripada (shrivani@smithmanage.com) The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KY DEP) develops fact sheets about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) that discuss causes and effects and strategies for managing and treating of HABs. Monitoring of Kentucky lakes by USACE and KDOW in 2013 and 2014, confirmed the presence of algal blooms some of which […]

Algae to Oil?

Algae converted to oil in one HOUR!!!!! It appears that the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a Department of Energy lab, has developed a new innovative process to convert algae to oil. Their process claims to be less energy intensive resulting in cheaper cost to convert.  The biofuels company Genifuel has licensed the technology and is […]