Van Dyk Dairy Anaerobic Digester
CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.8, B5.1
Location(s): Lynden, Washington
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
On September 22, 2010, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) issued a C12 Determination for this project, based on information available to DOE at that time. After reviewing more detailed project information subsequently provided by the project proponent, including a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) issued by the Whatcom County Planning and Development Service. DOE determines that the proposed action is consistent with the categorical exclusions listed above. Proposed Project: Washington Department of Commerce would allocate $1,044,000 ($731,000 loan/$313,000 grant) in State Energy Program funding to Van Dyk Dairy for purchase and installation of an anaerobic digester at the dairy located in Lynden, Washington. The project involves installation of the following components with a footprint of about 1/4 acre: anaerobic digester, combined heat and power unit, composter, and solids dryer.