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Federal bill includes a Biomass Pellet Facility in Tri-Cities February 25, 2009

Filed under: Biomass,Washington — nwrenewablenews @ 9:11 pm

Below is an excerpt from the Tricity Herald story by Annette Cary:

Millions of dollars for Tri-City area projects are included in the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, a federal spending package unveiled Monday. The Port of Benton’s demonstration project to turn agriculture waste into thermal and electrical energy would receive $951,000 to help build and maintain a facility to turn plant waste into pellets to be gasified to produce energy. “Biomass production is a great way to use the Tri-Cities’ agricultural roots to build a new industry for the region,” Murray said.

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