Protest against waste produced by biomethane plant (US)

Quasar Energy Group is producing fertilizer out of waste produced in biomethane production. Local residents are worried about contamination of water and farmland.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources agricultural residues
Issues 1 ecological, 2 social, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords Biomethane, protest, US, waste, bioenergy
Start date 2014
End date
Reason(s) for conflict Local residents are suspicious of fertilizing use waste produced in biomethane process
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests locals are sceptical about contamination of particles into water and surrounding in fertilizers production
Barriers for dialogue lack of communication and no common touch between company and locals
Forums for dialogue open and trustworthy dialog
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation possible benchmarking and opening up the process to the public