$22M New York Facility Could Turn Food Waste to Natural Gas

Government Technology: Officials in Riverhead, N.Y., appear to be open to a proposed 25,000-square-foot facility in Calverton that would convert food waste to natural gas.

Melville-based CEA Energy LLC focuses on diverting food waste from landfills and incinerators to make natural gas to be used as alternative energy. The company is proposing a $22 million food waste-to-energy facility along about 5 acres on Youngs Avenue at the site of the former town animal shelter.

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