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2008-08-06 21:00:17

By MATTHEW THOMPSON Charleston City Council has delayed action on a plan to turn methane gas from the city's landfill into usable energy. Council had planned to vote on the measure during a meeting Monday. But Mayor Danny Jones said the issue was postponed to give council more time to look at the proposal. The methane gas would be burned to produce steam that would drive a turbine to generate electricity. The energy then could be fed into power lines and sold. The city would...

2008-08-05 15:00:56

By Matthew Thompson, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Aug. 5--CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston City Council is taking baby steps toward a plan to turn methane gas from the city's landfill into usable energy. Council had planned to vote on the measure during a meeting on Monday. But Mayor Danny Jones said the issue was postponed to give the council enough time to look at the final proposal. The methane gas would be burned to produce steam that would drive a turbine to generate...

2008-07-21 18:00:38

Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) announced today the successful start-up of a bio-gas refinery to produce methane gas from wood fiber at its Filer City semi-chemical medium mill. The bio-refinery takes the by-product liquor of the pulp cooking process and utilizes bacteria as a vehicle to convert the liquor directly to methane gas. The methane is then burned as fuel in an existing power boiler, replacing natural gas and coal. The process employs and is dependent upon proprietary...

2008-07-08 15:00:49

Planning has begun to further develop two alternative energy projects that have seen the Palmerston North City Council at the leading edge of renewable energy in New Zealand. In this year's annual plan, councillors have approved projects to increase power generation at the Turitea water treatment plant and at the Awapuni landfill. The council's mini hydro station was commissioned in 2002 and provides sufficient energy to operate the treatment plant and sell excess power to the national...

2008-07-02 09:00:46

By Ben Wolfgang, Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa. Jul. 2--HEGINS -- Potatoes are going green. "You're manufacturing, but you're green at the same time. That's got to sell," Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett said during a Tuesday morning visit to Keystone Potato Products in Hegins. The visit -- a campaign stop for Corbett, who is running for re-election against Democrat John Morganelli -- highlighted Keystone's 2005 move to a more environmentally conscious potato plant....

2006-02-25 21:39:16

By Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - The 65 men trapped by a Mexican coal mine explosion six days ago cannot possibly have survived their ordeal underground and are all dead, mine owners said on Saturday. The Grupo Mexico company said that while no bodies had yet been found, tests showed there was almost no oxygen inside the mine's shafts and tunnels and no hope of finding survivors from the explosion last Sunday. "We are moving on to the hard task of the physical...


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