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Powering a town with pig manure

by 5m Editor
11 September 2006, at 9:31am

MICHIGAN - With skyrocketing crude oil prices much of the nation's attention has turned toward alternative fuels.

While many people are focused on ethanol production, one small town is looking at turning waste from humans and hogs into electricity.

In a few months, the town will break ground on a 10-million dollar processing plant.

It hopes to become the first town in the nation to run completely off renewable resources. The GLRC's LaToya Dennis reports:

Source:Great Lakes Radio Consortium

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