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Biomass power plants seek support from state

Rick Spurlock, general manager at Pacific Ultrapower biomass plant in Chinese Camp, explains how fuel is moved at the plant. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015.
 Biomass is one of California’s oldest renewable energy sources and a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels.


Calaveras County Board of Supervisors to vote on housing element

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will vote whether to adopt the Housing Element of the General Plan.

TUD rate increase again on agenda

The Tuolumne Utilities District Board of Directors on Tuesday will discuss setting a public hearing for raising district water rates.

U.S. Census Bureau population estimates: Calaveras ticks up, Tuolumne still down

The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 population estimates were released this week and show Tuolumne County shrinking slightly and Calaveras County growing slightly. 

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