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 +Biomass power plants require large amounts of water for cooling – same as coal.
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 +Withdrawals at Russell Biomass in MA, a 50 MW biomass plant proposed in MA (now terminated) ​
 +    * Avg cooling water withdrawal 670,000 gpd;
 +    * Peak: 885,000 gpd (~20 acre-feet/​day)
 +    * Closed loop: 85% blown off; 15% returned to river as “boiler blowdown”
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