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Palm Beach County's New Incinerator Nears Completion

The first fires are burning at Palm Beach County's new waste-to-energy incinerator.

Initial test burning started Feb. 24 at the $670 million incinerator, which burns garbage and generates electricity added to the local power grid.

Periodic testing during the next few months is expected to turn into full-time burning in June, when work on the new incinerator is supposed to be complete.

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