Springfield, Eugene get thumbs up on renewable energy project

A Eugene-Springfield renewable energy project led to regional and national awards for the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC). The MWMC was honored with the National Environmental Achievement Award in Resource Recovery from the National  Association of Clean Water Agencies and an award for Excellence in Resource Recovery from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association. MWMC employee Spencer Goodro was also recognized as the Oregon Operator of the Year. The honors are for a Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) project which Goodro helped put into effect. The MWMC’s RNG system collects excess methane gas from the byproducts of wastewater . . .