Toronto algae producer Pond Biofuels is working with Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) on a $19-million pilot project using industrial flue gases from its Alberta cement plant to feed algae in Pond’s biorefinery unit. According to CNRL, the project could reduce emissions at the oil-sands site by as much as 30 percent.

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