DIAGRAM: How Missourians might power their homes with corn stover

September 26, 2012 | 5:50 p.m. CDT
In 2013 the Columbia Municipal Power plant will test burn a mix of coal and corn debris. Because Missourians plant a lot of corn – 330 million acres in 2011 – a corn-fueled power source would help residents achieve energy independence and purchase more of their energy from within the state.

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