Plans outlined for New Chester Dairy manure digester

Good news out of Adams County…

Plans outlined for New Chester Dairy manure digester – The Country Today: Dairy
NEW CHESTER — Plans for a $25 million anaerobic digester project that will process dairy manure, chicken offal and other food waste products from businesses in Adams and Marquette counties was outlined April 4 during a media event at the Milk Source New Chester Dairy.


Rothschild biomass plant on track to begin running in late 2013

Good news out of Central Wisconsin. A biomass plant is one step closer to opening.

ROTHSCHILD — More than 400 people have helped build the $250 million biomass power plant that now towers over Business Highway 51 and the Wisconsin River, and their months of hard work have the project on schedule to begin generating power late this year. 

When the facility opens, a parade of 50 to 75 semi-trucks every weekday will keep the plant’s boilers stoked with treetops and branches that will create steam and electricity. In addition to producing clean energy, the new site will improve air quality by reducing overall emissions from the Domtar paper mill by about 30 percent, according to a Domtar and We Energies informational handout. … read more