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Biomass plant still on track

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Despite problems with the system to feed it, the University of Minnesota, Morris' biomass burner should be ready to heat the campus this fall.

Lowell Rasmussen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Master Planning and Finance, said the first trial burns are expected to begin next week.

An "infeed piston" that will move biomass into the burner was binding and has been torn apart and rebuilt, Rasmussen said.

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