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County pitches biomass energy projects

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Mar 3 – McClatchy-Tribune Regional News – John Harrington Independent Record, Helena, Mont.

Lewis and Clark County officials are seeking $800,000 in federal money they say would support a trio of pilot biofuel projects in the area aimed at turning beetle-killed trees into energy.

In appropriations requests to all three members of Montana’s congressional delegation, the county said the Tri-County Biomass Energy Pilot Project would employ 20 people and explore three projects to find a technology that best meets local needs.

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March 4th, 2010 at 4:04 am