Biorefinery project research continues

According to the NewPage's sustainability report 2010 the development phase starts in April 2012

More than two years after a federal agency promised Wisconsin Rapids’ largest employer $30 million to build a renewable energy facility, researchers still are studying the feasibility of such a project, a company spokesman said.

NewPage Corp. leaders have acquired no new information since September, when they told Gannett Central Wisconsin Media they expected to complete plant designs by the end of 2011, local company spokesman Cliff Bowers said.

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Tags: papermaker, renewable energy facility, biorefinery, renewable diesel fuel, biomass program, wood chips, power source, bioenergy, bioproducts, new economic opportunities


Wausau Daily Herald, 2012-01-14


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