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-- the federal government is taking a second look now at a potential source of renewable energy as -- dairy farm to learn about it.
Under attack and Matt -- yes I can tell us is live from parents farm in Fair -- Indiana where there's lots of this stuff around right yet.
Now lots of that lobs and you know mark that the power through his -- -- to farmers it's been too long uses a source of energy.
But now things to new technology the Department of Energy is looking at expanding.
The role of how many -- in our nation's energy plan.
Here Fair Oaks farms they are on the cutting edge of that technology in fact they're calling it the fuel of the future.
Everything you can see it Fair Oaks farms is powered bike -- you work.
We -- perpetual supply.
Milking -- cheese factory stores in 42 trucks that deliver milk to surrounding states as long as we want to keep an open house.
We never run out of gas to harness the power of new Fair Oaks collects more than 500000 gallons of cow droppings each day.
-- being heated up to create methane and CO2.
In once the CO2 was removed the rest is used to create renewable natural gas.
We will take personally two million gallons of diesel off the road that we used in 2011 to deliver our milk.
That adds up to millions.
Of dollars in savings for the farm each year.
-- owners you're seeing there are already investors looking to take this technology beyond the -- which could mean some day what powers our homes and our factories even.
And fuels our cars.
Could come for an animal waste.
Our system represents a very various.
-- -- -- The total potential there is for renewable natural gas production.
In part of that total potential includes decreasing our nation's dependence on fossil fuels and foreign -- it and by the way Martha -- millions of pounds of how many are you think -- smell really bad here.
The big vacuum it all looked really quickly and -- put it in these giant containers back here that adjusters where becomes natural gas.
-- it to you and I it still might smell kind of bad.
But for the owner he says it smells like money.
-- -- used to it no doubt and there's certainly no storage and it it's all over the blaze in Garrett thank you very much.
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