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Project to turn poultry manure into electricity


September 13, 2011
By Delmarva Now

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Project to turn poultry manure into electricity

Nearly $ 1 million is headed to the Eastern Shore of Virginia for a pilot
project to convert chicken manure into electricity on a Melfa farm.

Sept. 9, 2011, Melfa,
VA – Nearly $1 million is headed to the Eastern Shore of Virginia for a pilot
project to convert chicken manure into electricity on a Melfa farm.

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The project, based at
Davis Lovell's 11-house broiler operation, will research and demonstrate the
potential to use tons of poultry litter produced on Delmarva farms as an
alternative energy source to generate electricity while reducing pollution in
the Chesapeake Bay from nutrients in chicken manure, which traditionally has
been spread on fields as fertilizer.

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