Brooklyn's Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant's RNG will Fuel up to 5,000 Local Homes

New Yorkers will soon be cooking with their own gas.

The poop of Big Apple residents is being turned into methane at Brooklyn’s Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant — and the gas will now be used to fuel up to 5,000 local homes.

“We have found a gas well in the middle of Brooklyn,” said Donald Chahbazpour, Gas Utility of the Future director at the National Grid power company. “But the feedstock is not fossil fuel — it’s us.”

By  Ebony Bowden, New York Post

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