Dairy Farming

Farmers call it the smell of money.

Now FortisBC is too, after it announced plans to team up with dairy farmers in BC’s Lower Mainland to convert the waste products from the back end of a cow into clean-burning ‘renewable’ natural gas or RNG.

Canadian RNG production

Shaun Polczer is the Business Reporter for the Western Standard, based in Calgary. Formerly, a business reporter for the Calgary Herald, he has also held senior positions at the Daily Oil Bulletin, and the London Petroleum Economist. 

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(2) comments

Mars Hill

The cave man was doing it so why not Fortis.


Geez, I would have thought that something called 'Dicklands Farms' would be located on Wellington Street, or 24 Sussex Dr. in d'Ottawa. There is plenty of bovine flatulence, or more precisely, bovine excrement emitted from both locations!

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