London's 143-Ton 'Fatberg' Gets Second Chance As Biofuel

IT's not the only monster lurking in the sewers. Beneath the streets of London lies the now-notorious "fatberg," a congealed mass of grease, oil, wet wipes and sanitary products that weighs as much as 11 double-decker buses. Thames Water Utilities has confirmed that the 820-foot-long fatberg will be removed from its subterranean lair and converted into biofuel. “It may be a monster, but the Whitechapel fatberg deserves a second chance,” said Thames Water waste network manager Alex Saunders. “We’ve therefore teamed up with leading waste to power firm Argent Energy to transform what was once an evil, gut-wrenching, rancid blob into pure[...]

Help name this disgusting 140-ton sewer fatberg - CNET

Fatberg McFatbergface? A hideous monster lump of oil, fat and baby wipes is clogging up the London sewers, and it needs a fitting name.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from CNET

Monster 'Fatberg': 143 Tons of Grease and Garbage Clog UK Sewer

Sewer workers in London will spend three weeks dismantling a rock-hard mass of grease and garbage called a "fatberg."

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Livescience

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