TITLE

North Carolina biodiesel plant on the way

AUTHOR(S)
Yancy Jr., Cecil H.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/23/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that biodiesel production is on the way in North Carolina. The largest biodiesel plant in the Southeast could be up and running in eastern North Carolina within the year. The $20 million plant, located in Mount Olive, North Carolina, is predicted to have a capacity of 15 to 20 million gallons of biodiesel, making it the largest in the Southeast. The site was chosen because of its proximity to some 8.5 million acres of soybeans. Chairman Earl Hendrix of Raeford said that Grain Growers Cooperative, a group of 290 farmers, has been working on bringing biodiesel production to North Carolina since it was organized in 2001.
ACCESSION #
16635913

 

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