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The United States Army is famous for its green fatigues, but the Navy is immersing itself in green technology. A Marines base near San Diego will soon be meeting half its energy needs with landfill gas.
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is opportunely located next to a massive 1.1 million ton municipal landfill. A project to reclaim enough methane gas to provide 25 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year began last month.