....masquerading as an environmentally sensitive project is this (H/T Roosh).
Why a disaster? Well, a chief problem of central California farmland is a lack of organic material, along with a lack of stable fertilizer. (remember; topsoil is clay or sand + organic matter) Without this organic material to hold water and fertilizer, the amount of water and fertilizer needed (and thus pollution created) goes up exponentially.
So more or less, what we have here a nasty tradeoff. Yes, PG&E gets "renewable" methane, but on the flip side, the draining of the Colorado (and lakes in the Sierras) continues, and the pollution of aquifers of the central valley is worsened. It also ought to be remembered that large lagoons like this can do wonders to poison entire aquifers and even rivers if the levee breaks.
Try buying one of these instead.
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