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(BBC Newsline 6.30 - 10/12/2008 / Reporter: Mervyn Jess) BBC Newsline examines how methane gas derived from waste can generate electricity.
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For forty years waste was dumped on Belfast's north shore and now it is payback time. All that rubbish is now generating enough energy, in the form of methane gas, to power thousands of homes.

 
 

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