Developers for an environmentally friendly dairy-energy farm have secured the initial investment needed to get the process started. Located near Hinkley, Calif, the complex would include 30 dairy barns to house 90,000 cows, methane digesters, a 49-megawatt gas turbine generator, an on-site ethanol plant, meat packing facility and more.

  The dairy complex is being designed to eliminate the pollution and health risks that many have associated with traditional dairy farms. For more details from The Desert Dispatch, go to:,6434,,

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