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Manure-fueled plant planned near CA airport


April 6, 2011
By Press Democrat

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April 5, 2011, Santa Rosa,
CA – Proponents of a proposed energy plant powered by chicken waste are looking
for a new home near Sonoma County's airport after the previous site south of
Sonoma was shot down by neighbors concerned about odor and traffic impacts.
April 5, 2011, Santa Rosa,
CA – Proponents of a proposed energy plant powered by chicken waste are looking
for a new home near Sonoma County's airport after the previous site south of
Sonoma was shot down by neighbors concerned about odor and traffic impacts.

Location aside, the
proposal by the private partnership OHR BioStar remains mostly the same since
it was brought forward last year. The company wants to use waste from local egg
farms to feed a set of manure digesters that would generate methane gas and
power a 1.4-megawatt fuel cell.

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