Thursday, April 17, 2008

Manure is a Renewable Resource, Not Toxic Waste

Poultry Litter Power Company To Build In Sampson Co.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2008
By NBC17

SAMPSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A company that creates energy from poultry litter has selected Sampson County for its next plant.

Fibrowatt announced Wednesday that it will build a new plant in Sampson County -- its first plant in North Carolina. This will be the second plant of its kind in the nation.

The plant will be located in the middle of North Carolina's poultry industry.

According to the company's press release, the plant will offer three benefits:

A new source of biomass energy, helping the state meet its commitment to renewable energy and providing important greenhouse gas benefits

An alternative, beneficial use for poultry litter that will reduce a grower’s exclusive reliance on land application

The creation of about 100 new jobs in the Sampson County area Read More

This is the latest article of several articles that I have brought to you showing that manure is not toxic waste but rather a commodity that contains valuable nutrients. Manure isn’t waste but rather a co-product of food production.

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