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Commitments and Contingencies Additional Information (Details)

Commitments and Contingencies Additional Information (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Dec. 31, 2021
Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]      
Royalty per share (in Pounds per share) $ 0.05    
Weight of PHA Sold (in Pounds) $ 500,000    
Decrease royalty per share (in Pounds per share) $ 0.025    
Royalties amount $ 200 $ 200  
Date of dismissal Jul. 21, 2022    
Loss Contingency, Actions Taken by Plaintiff Plaintiffs have now confirmed that, based on Defendants’ arguments in the motion to dismiss, Plaintiffs have dropped seven of the nine counts, eliminating all of the Securities Act counts specifically relating to the proxy solicitation, registration statements and related control person claims, and all that now remains are the first two counts under Rules 10(b)-5(a)-(c) of the Exchange Act and control person liability. Additionally, all of the Defendants other than Danimer and three of its current or former officers or directors have been dismissed from the case.    
Anticipated construction $ 90,600    
Accrued expenses $ 600   $ 1,250