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Officials: Landfill gas will be used for electricity

By Steve Herring
Published in News on September 23, 2010 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/MICHAEL K. DAKOTA

Methane generators are in place at the Wayne County landfill as Crowder Construction assembles the new technology that will eventually benefit the Goldsboro area. Methane Power is installing the generators that when operational can power homes.

DUDLEY -- Construction is nearing completion on a project at the Wayne County landfill that will turn methane gas into electricity that could eventually provide power for up to 1,600 homes. The gas, a byproduct of decomposition in the...

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