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Janesville's wastewater treatment plant could increase energy production

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Stan Stricker
August 20, 2011

The City of Janesville may soon be taking on high strength waste from other communities and manufactures.


City Utility Director Dan Lynch says the bio based waste could help produce more electricity at the wastewater treatment plant, as well as, be converted to fuel for city vehicles. The plant has been using turbines to convert methane gas to electricity since the 1930's.


The city council Monday night will be asked to invest in more modern technology, to facilitate the upgrad



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