BlueFire to Build Plant in Mississippi

BlueFire Ethanol Fuel, Inc. (Irvine, Calif.) has received permission from the U.S. Department of Energy to use a $40 million grant to build a plant in Fulton, Miss. The new plant will be on the Tennessee-Tombigbe Waterway and make ethanol from wood chips. The plant might break ground as early as June or July, and […]

BlueFire Ethanol Fuel, Inc. (Irvine, Calif.) has received permission from the U.S. Department of Energy to use a $40 million grant to build a plant in Fulton, Miss. The new plant will be on the Tennessee-Tombigbe Waterway and make ethanol from wood chips.

The plant might break ground as early as June or July, and will employ up to 1,300 during construction; permanent employment once the plant is up and running will be around 60.

BlueFire plants to churn out around 18 million gallons each year at the plant.

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