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Alberta pig farm biogas facility raises stink


September 27, 2010
By Vancouver Sun

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September 27, 2010,
Edmonton, Alb – A pig farm biogas facility the province spent more than
$900,000 on in 2007 still isn’t working and farmers near Peace River are living
with the stench as the manure is spread on land instead.
September 27, 2010,
Edmonton, Alb – A pig farm biogas facility the province spent more than
$900,000 on in 2007 still isn’t working and farmers near Peace River are living
with the stench as the manure is spread on land instead.

The biogas facility built
about six years ago was supposed to turn the manure into fuel and wipe out the
odour issue. But it didn’t work. The provincial government stepped in with an
offer of more than $900,000 in 2007 to improve the existing biogas facility to
generate power and heat as well as improve water remediation capacity at the
site.

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