Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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April 9, 2013

Hardin County initiated a methane program in 2006


Hardin County’s government has had seven years to see firsthand how transforming landfill gas into electricity can work, and the verdict seems good.

After a few months of preliminary discussions, in early 2005, Hardin County Fiscal Court made the decision to move forward in a partnership with Nolin RECC and EKPC to establish an electricity generation plant at the county-owned Pearl Hollow Landfill east of Elizabethtown. The plant became operational in January 2006, Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry recalled.

“Instead of just burning it off, we can sell it and recoup that money,” he said. “And it was the environmentally friendly thing to do and that was to help provide green energy.”

Read more of this story in the print or e-Edition of the Glasgow Daily Times on Wednesday.



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