By Ellen Cools
Stratford, Ont., city council has voted to proceed with plans to turn the city’s organic waste from waste byproducts into renewable natural gas (RNG).
According to CTV News, there was some debate in the council, and a motion to end the project preemptively was narrowly defeated.
The original plans call for a $20-million facility, which would have required 16 trucks to deliver waste from across Ontario daily. The amount of organic waste coming from outside the city is up for debate. The council has asked staff to look into alternate plans, such as bringing a finished slurry to Stratford to be turned into RNG, CTV News reports.
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