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Energy company sees future in chicken manure


July 12, 2010
By Wall Street Journal

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July 12, 2010 – Poultry farms in the U.S. generate roughly
17 million tons of chicken manure annually, creating a huge disposal problem.
Some energy researchers believe they have a solution – use that manure to
create electricity.


July 12, 2010 – Poultry farms in the U.S. generate roughly
17 million tons of chicken manure annually, creating a huge disposal problem.
Some energy researchers believe they have a solution – use that manure to
create electricity.

Fibrowatt LLC, a unit of the privately owned Homeland
Renewable Energy
, based in Langhorne, PA, says it has an answer. The company
wants to erect litter-fueled power plants in big poultry producing states, such
as Georgia, Arkansas and North Carolina.

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