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Biomass Power Plant Managers

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The materials that comprise biomass, such as wood and paper sludge, are expensive to transport because they are bulky and heavy. As a result, biomass power plants are usually located near where the crops for biomass are grown, such as in rural areas of the United States. Ethanol production, for example, occurs in the Midwest. There were about 168,400 industrial production managers, including biomass power plant managers, employed in the United States in May 2016, according to the Department of Labor.

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