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ammonia as fuel

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa alternative fuel engine manufacturer has reached an agreement with an irrigation pump maker in California to make the world’s first ammonia-powered irrigation pump system. The system will help meet California’s new strict emissions requirements scheduled to go into effect in 2010, the companies said. Hydrogen Engine Center of Algona said Tuesday it’s working with Corcoran, California-based Sawtelle & Rosprim to integrate HEC ammonia-powered engines with Sawtelle’s pumps “to complete a prototype system for testing and evaluation.” The prototype system will run 24 hours a day. The sytem will be tested during California’s 2007 irrigation season.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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