U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
In Any Clime and Place
Photo By: Cpl. Ben Eberle
POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - Ben Tritt, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific science advisor with the Office of Naval Research, speaks to military personnel and a local community group here Jan. 25, on the intricacies of MAGS (Micro Auto Gasification System). The MAGS demonstration, supported by the MarForPac Experimentation Center, provided a forum for experts to explain the potential waste management solutions offered by waste-to-energy technology, as well as describe some of the environmental benefits of deploying MAGS and similar technology to austere environments. MAGS turns 95 percent of solid waste into gas, then converts the gas into fuel to sustain the process.
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