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A delicious solution to our energy problem

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Science Middle School

A Delicious Solution to Our Energy Problems

A new source of energy is being developed by using Michigan's industrial food waste. Using existing technology for converting manure into electricity, these anaerobic digesters are doing their work on pudding packs and canned peaches, among other delicacies. Listen to learn how they are turning waste into electricity.

Environment chemistry Earth and Space Science Energy Electricity

Story Length: 3:41

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AIR DATE: 03/12/2013

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