Accelerating the Future...
- Award Categories: Materials, Resources & Water
- Award Year: 2019
- Nominee URL: http://www.lanzatech.com
Fume produced by factories such as refinery factoried is the primary source of air pollution.
Biological conversion of carbon to products through gas fermentation. Using microbes that grow on carbon-rich waste gases; residues are transformed into liquid commodities, for everyday applications.
Using proprietary microbes
I think the biggest challenge they might face is the new EPA's policy and direction regarding the environmental goals in the USA; they might lose the federal support in forms of loans and ta1 cuts.
If the targeted factories that produce pollution uses this technology, it would be the equivalent of taking of 700 million cars off the streets every year.