Chemtex to benefit from new grant for city water and sewer infrastructure

June 9, 2014 |

In Washington, U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced today that the City of Clinton has received $1,758,150 to construct water and sewer infrastructure to support the new Chemtex cellulosic biofuel plant in the City of Clinton, North Carolina.
McIntyre stated that Congress has appropriated, and the United States Economic Development Administration has awarded, a grant of $1,758,150 to construct water and sewer infrastructure for the new cellulosic biofuel plant in the City of Clinton. This project will utilize energy grasses to be grown by local farmers and produce up to 20 million gallons per year of ethanol and bio-based chemicals, which will reduce levels of greenhouse emissions. The project is anticipated to create 65 jobs created and leverage $90 million in private investment. Total project cost is $3,516,300.

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