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jbob357
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 1:08:56 PM

The DuPont Co. of Wilmington, Del,. will earnestly push construction on its $200 million cellulosic ethanol facility several miles west of town.
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bston
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2012 12:30:51 AM

No ethanol for us!
bar1035
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 7:19:48 AM

and then there will be one
SUPERSTEVIEO
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 5:41:16 AM

article does not say if the plant will runall year ... seeingtheir feed stock is only available atteh end of a season of corn harvest... nor does it say the cost of ethanol would decline...
djgunrunner
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 5:35:21 AM

My fervent hope is that the congress will some day quit taking the goodies from the lobbyist and support the American people and treat ethanol like what it really is, TRASH, and we throw out trash.
NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 12:04:23 AM


"Refinery" is perhaps a poor choice of wording to describe or categorize this facility. It is a fermentation facility.
NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2012 12:01:46 AM

more fm article -

"Expected to be completed in mid-2014, the refinery will employ approximately 60 skilled workers and will contract with more than 500 local farmers in a 30-mile radius to gather, store and deliver more than 375,000 dry tons of stover per year into the Nevada facility.

DuPont will process the stover into ethanol.

Corn stover residues are a non-food feedstock that consists of corn stalks and leaves."

This is located in Nevada, Iowa.

Too bad you did not bother to read the article before commenting GT.... But what's a little more misinformation around here?
CVA19
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 8:56:28 PM

I was excited about a new refinery until I got to the part about ethanol. What a waste of food.
amerk73
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 7:06:58 PM

wow
tnfran
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 6:34:32 PM

BOOOO.........to another "Ethanol crappy" refinery. Better to bring on a refinery for regular crude oil.
turboz2012
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 6:34:14 PM

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nsdp
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 6:04:40 PM

crep1291 not very often someone manages to double down on foolish post. 1. Corn left overs are distillers grain which is better cattle feed than ground corn. 2. Distillers grain can't be used for cellulosic ethanol. The corn stalk might be used but not grain.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln
crep1291
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 5:08:45 PM

Excellent. Those corn leftovers are just going to waste anyway. Might as well convert them to something useful.
mike56MI
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 3:46:25 PM

Why?
auburnpeanut
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 3:14:46 PM

Ethanol Refineries aren't what we need, more Oil Refineries is. If we had more Oil Refineries gas prices would be lower and on top of that Obama needs to approve construction of the new oil pipeline. Whats better than thousands of jobs which this country desperately needs right now to build a pipeline that will help bring in more oil and lower gas prices on people.
djwhit
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 3:12:38 PM

I GUESS THAT IS THE HECK OF A STEAL.......
EdWoods
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 2:33:14 PM

Just build it to a design that will allow easy coversion to a regular Refinery after all this green Fad blows over.....
tankumo
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 2:22:21 PM

More stupid moves.

Ethanol is the problem, not the solution.
Discovery02
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 1:39:33 PM

Well we need the refinery capacity so go for it.
humblepie
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 1:19:07 PM

sounds like a lot, but its a chump change
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