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Fair Oaks Farms, of Indiana, have come up with a process that turns their dairies' tons of cow manure into natural-gas fuel, enough natural gas to power 10 barns, a cheese factory, a cafe, a gift shop and a maze of child-friendly exhibits about the world of dairy. It also powering 42 trucks that make daily trips to milk processing plants in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. The farm has reduced its use of diesel fuel by more than 2 million gallons per year. The surplus clean biogas is piped and sold to a Compressed Natural Gas fueling station.
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