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EPA Awards $10,000 to Dallas Zoo for Waste-to-Energy Project

Release Date: 08/31/2007
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – August 31, 2007) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $10,000 to the City of Dallas for the Dallas Zoo Waste-to-Energy project. The project will focus on overcoming technical, economic and environmental constraints in utilizing biomass for energy production. Utilizing biomass for energy production will allow the zoo to reduce the amount of manure and waste disposed in landfills, and to offset annual electric and natural gas costs.

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