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RE: Thermal Depolymerization....Update anyone?

Actually, I think our government is involved.  Philadelphia had the pilot
plant in 2002-3 which processes 7 tons of materials a day.  In 2003, Federal
grant money had already been lined up for demonstration plants to process
"chicken offal and manure in Alabama and crop residuals and waste and manure
in Colorado and grease in Nevada.  There were plans in the works to "process
turkey waste and manure in Colorado, too.  An Italian cheese manufacturer
also wants to build one of these facilities for pork and cheese wastes.  (I
don't think our government is funding that one.)  The title was "Anything
into Oil" and was written by Brad Lemley, published in the May 2003 Discover

For more information on this company, see:

And, there is this article recently published:

I personally think it's pretty exciting.

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Zemuly@aol.com
Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 8:00 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Thermal Depolymerization....Update anyone?

Bonnie, I have heard of that process; however, I know of no plants in this  
part of the world.  I do think the process sounds like a wonderful thing,
I, too, wish production would come to fruition.  Good luck getting  anything

like that through congress any time soon.  I'm sure the oil lobby  would be 
most unhappy.
zone 7
West TN

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