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Noblehurst Farms loses digester in fire


April 20, 2011
By The Daily News

fireApril 19, 2011, Linwood,
NY — Noblehurst Farms lost its digester, which uses methane gas from manure to
generate power, in an early morning fire April 17.

April 19, 2011, Linwood,
NY — Noblehurst Farms lost its digester, which uses methane gas from manure to
generate power, in an early morning fire April 17.

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The farm was among the
first dairies in the region to embrace the technology when its digester went
on-line in 2003. Noblehurst intends to rebuild, but farm co-owner Sarah
Noble-Moag said it may take six to nine months, maybe longer, for a
custom-crafted engine to be built for the project.

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