Lancaster, PA farmers Bill and Nanette Furina are partnering with EnergyWorks alternative energy company to use waste from their 400,000 chickents to generate electricity for their farm. The project is one of three EnergyWorks is planning for Lancaster County.
Last year, CBF's "Waters at Risk" report called Lancaster County a "manure hotspot" because it generates about 12 percent of all the nitrogen produced from manure in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. (Intelligencer Journal)
Chesapeake Bay Foundation