MU power plant replaces old boiler with biomass boiler

Thursday, April 16, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — As one of the six boilers at the MU power plant nears the end of its life, the boiler known as No. 11 — no, the numbers really don't add up — will be replaced with a biomass boiler, which will mainly use waste wood chips and other sources of biomass such as corn stover.