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Silver Bay is planning a project that isn't your father's business park. It's green sustainability plan would be a model for the future, experts say.

Silver Bay eco-park could shed new light on city

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The eco-industrial business park planned for Silver Bay could put the city on the map as a beacon of green industry.

The small town is thinking big. Plans for the eco-industrial park off State Highway 61 on the waterfront just north of County Highway 5, include a biomass heat and power facility, a greenhouse that could grow food for distribution within the city, and a fish farm that would make use of fish waste to grow algae for biodiesel fuel.


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