Goodrich digester goes live

SALISBURY — The state’s top two elected officials on Wednesday helped Salisbury’s Goodrich Farm launch the Northeast’s largest farm-powered anaerobic digester, a facility that will convert cow manure, food and beverage waste into renewable natural gas.Along with Gov. Phil Scott and Lt. Gov. Molly Gray, others participating in Wednesday’s launch included Vermont Agency of Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts, Vermont Gas Systems (VGS) officials and David Provost, executive vice president of finance and admin … (read more)

Middlebury wastewater-to-energy proposal gains momentum

MIDDLEBURY — Developers of a proposed resource recovery center that would transform industrial wastewater into energy are now seeking the necessary state and local permits to build the facility off Middlebury’s Exchange Street. A multi-million-dollar Purp … (read more)

Manure-to-energy project breaks ground at Goodrich

SALISBURY — Founders of Salisbury’s Goodrich Family Farm could never have imagined years ago that the financial salvation of their enterprise would be found in the manure of their dairy cows and in food waste. But those unlikely ingredients — with a large … (read more)