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Officials flip switch for base’s landfill gas-to-energy plant

Col. Terry V. Williams, left, commanding officer, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, is among several military and public officials to cut the ribbon on the $20 million generator plant during a ceremony held here, Friday.



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This work, Officials flip switch for base’s landfill gas-to-energy plant [Image 3 of 4], by Nathan Hanks, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.23.2011

Date Posted:10.01.2011 09:00

Photo ID:466194

VIRIN:110923-O-#####-911

Resolution:3664x2848

Size:15.58 MB

Location:ALBANY, GA, USGlobe

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Officials flip switch for base’s landfill gas-to-energy plant

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