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Potawatomi's $20 million waste-to-energy plant violated wastewater permit with excessive discharges

The Potawatomi's $20 million facility in the Menomonee Valley to convert food waste to biogas fuel — heralded as cutting-edge renewable energy technology when it opened in 2013 — repeatedly has flushed too much of fats, oil and grease to sewers in violation of its wastewater permit, records show.

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has notified the waste-to-energy plant of a series of permit violations since April 2017, MMSD water quality protection manager Sharon Mertens said.

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2018/04/12/potawatomis-20-million-waste-energy-plant-violated-wastewater-permit-excessive-discharges/506642002/

 

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