Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Where would the anaerobic digester be located?


ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT 13-714

Changes to §185-3. Definitions

A ZONING BY-LAW TO AMEND THE FRANKLIN TOWN CODE AT
CHAPTER 185, SECTION 3.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE FRANKLIN TOWN COUNCIL THAT:

Chapter 185 of the Code of the Town of Franklin is hereby amended by the following
addition, added into §185-3 Definitions in alphabetical order:
ANAEROBIC DIGESTER - A structure or series of structures where a biological
process, anaerobic digestion, breaks down or “digests” organic waste materials in the
absence of oxygen, and through utilization of separators, biogas recovery systems and
other processes, produces digestate and biogas, which are further processed for
production of soil amendment, fertilizer, electric energy, pipeline quality natural gas, and
similar commercial products.
The foregoing Zoning By-law amendment shall take effect in accordance with the
Franklin Home Rule Charter and Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40A, Section 5.


The public hearing and presentation will take place before the Planning Board, Monday, June 3.

Pond St entrance to former sewer facility
Pond St entrance to former sewer facility


Proposed location is on Pond St (next to KinderCare) at the site of the former Franklin sewer facility.




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For more on the public hearing
http://www.franklinmatters.org/2013/05/anaerobic-digester-presentation-town-of.html