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A process for improved methane production resulting in higher yield and higher production rates by anaerobic digestion of a mixture of plant material and organic waste. The process is suitable for production of synthetic natural gas and through anaerobic digestion of a mixture of plant material and organic waste allows better matching of organic waste and plant material feed supplies for year round operation. The process of this invention results in digester effluent which is easily dewatered and has a low concentration of soluble organics, providing easy disposal and recycling to the digester. The process of this invention may be used for methane production from plant material which is, by itself, recalcitrant to anaerobic digestion.

Title
Methane production from and beneficiation of anaerobic digestion of plant material and organic waste
Application Number
6/117374
Publication Number
4329428
Application Date
January 31, 1980
Publication Date
May 11, 1982
Inventor
Donald L Klass
Barrington
IL, US
Sambhunath Ghosh
Homewood
IL, US
Agent
Thomas W Speckman
Assignee
United Gas Pipe Line Company
TX, US
IPC
C12P 5/02
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