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Natural Gas STAR Program

2018 Natural Gas STAR and Methane Challenge Renewable Natural Gas Workshop

October 23, 2018, Fort Worth, TX

The 2nd Annual AGA-EPA Natural Gas STAR/Methane Challenge Renewable Natural Gas Workshop took place at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, in conjunction with the AGA 2018 Operations Section Fall Committee Meetings. This Workshop was hosted by EPA’s Natural Gas STAR and Methane Challenge Programs, in collaboration with the American Gas Association (AGA). 

Watch a recording of the workshop presentations or download the presentations below.


Opening Session

Welcome and Introductions

  • Pam Lacey, Chief Regulatory Counsel, American Gas Association
  • Jerome Blackman, Program Manager, U.S. EPA Natural Gas STAR and Methane Challenge Programs

Setting the Stage: Benefits of Renewable Natural Gas Use

Moderator: Jerome Blackman, U.S. EPA


Panel 1: RNG Project Case Studies

Moderator: Pam Lacey, American Gas Association


Panel 2: RNG Technical Gas Quality and Cleanup Issues

Moderator: Jerome Blackman, U.S. EPA


Panel 3: RNG Policy, Financial Incentives and Market Forces

Moderator: Matt Tomich, President, Energy Vision

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