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ICYMI: Pig poop could make more eco-friendly roadways

Putting the ass in asphalt.
Kerry Davis, @mskerryd
June 29, 2016
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ICYMI: Pig poop could make more eco-friendly roadways

Today on In Case You Missed It: The chemical makeup of pig manure is so similar to petroleum that it's being tested as a more bio-friendly way to make asphalt roads, while the leftover bits can be used as fertilizer. Since pigs already produce 43 billion gallons of manure each year, re-using some for road construction might be the smartest thing we've done with bioengineering yet.

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