Webcast on Environmental Sustainability in Biofuel Production August 15, 2012
The Energy Department will present a live webcast titled Assessing Impacts of Regional Water Resource Use and Availability on Bioenergy Production on August 15, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
This webinar is intended for local, county and state water managers; working farmers and biofuel leaders; students and professionals in the fuel and energy sectors; and policymakers.
The session will provide an overview of requirements for water resources, as well as a discussion of the environmental impacts attributable to wastewater from biofuels production. Case studies will be presented to highlight the unique aspects of the water footprint of biofuels—thereby demonstrating the complex nature of the energy-water relationship.