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Pressure is on for Fiberight plant opening in Maine

Pressure is on for Fiberight plant opening in Maine

July 30, 2017 |

In Maine, Fiberight told a Maine community nonprofit group concerned about trash disposal that the current under-construction plant should start taking in trash as planned in April 2018. However, the trash may be shipped to a landfill temporarily and biofuels may not be produced from the trash right away as the biofuel processor isn’t scheduled […]

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Fiberight may not produce energy until March 2018

Fiberight may not produce energy until March 2018

July 27, 2017 |

In Maine, although Fiberight’s new MSW facility should be ready to accept waste by April 1 according to a new construction timeline, it won’t actually be able to begin processing the waste from more than 100 communities in the state until June when the technology is commissioned. And even then it could take until March […]

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Fiberight’s Maine facility to be online by April 1

Fiberight’s Maine facility to be online by April 1

July 24, 2017 |

In Maine, the Fiberight MSW-based biogas plant under construction in Hampden should be online by April 1, 2018, according to a new construction schedule agreed by the partners. Earthmoving began earlier this month while the foundations should be laid by fall. The $69 million project will convert all of the MSW from 115 communities in […]

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Fiberight hopes to close financing for Maine project in June

Fiberight hopes to close financing for Maine project in June

April 27, 2017 |

In Maine, Fiberight hopes to close on its financing for the planned MSW-to-biofuel plant planned in Hampden that is meant to process the waste of more than 100 communities in the state. Project promoters believe they can get the plant up and running within a year. The town’s Municipal Review Committee agreed to this week […]

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Maine court opens the path for Fiberight to get its community MSW project sorted

Maine court opens the path for Fiberight to get its community MSW project sorted

March 15, 2017 |

In Maine, a superior court judge has ruled against Fiberight’s competitors who sought to have the company’s environmental permits for a planned MSW-to-biofuel plant revoked, instead affirming the permits and opening the path for the company to move forward with its proposed project. The committee that manages the MSW for more than 100 communities in […]

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Fiberight breaks ground while PERC appeals permits decision

Fiberight breaks ground while PERC appeals permits decision

October 31, 2016 |

In Maine, Fiberight has broken ground on its MSW-to-ethanol facility despite the company allegedly having failed to secure all of its construction financing required. The company is still awaiting the final resolution of its appeal to finalize permits from the state’s department of environmental protection. Penobscot Energy Recovery Co., that currently processes the waste from […]

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Fiberight’s competitors in Maine sue state to overturn licenses

Fiberight’s competitors in Maine sue state to overturn licenses

August 18, 2016 |

In Maine, owners of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company have sued the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in an attempt to overturn the licenses granted to Fiberight for construction of a MSW-to-ethanol plant that would be a direct competitor to its business. The suit filed in Kennebec County Superior Court outlines seven grievances it believes […]

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Fiberight receives final permits for Maine MSW-to-fuel plant

Fiberight receives final permits for Maine MSW-to-fuel plant

July 20, 2016 |

In Maine, Fiberight has received the final permits from the Department of Environmental Protection for its proposed MSW-to-fuel plant in Hampden where it plans to process the waste from 100 communities in the state. Those opposed to the project called for a public hearing on the project but the calls came nearly a year after […]

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Fiberight needs another 73,000 tons of MSW committed for Maine facility

Fiberight needs another 73,000 tons of MSW committed for Maine facility

May 3, 2016 |

In Maine, communities now have until June 30 to pledge their MSW to Fiberight’s planned facility in Hampden after only 75 communities representing 78,000 tons of garbage per year signed up before the May 1 deadline. That’s about half of what is required to making the facility economically viable. Currently 187 communities send 200,000 tons […]

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Fiberight fighting against fear to get first commercial biogas plant done

Fiberight fighting against fear to get first commercial biogas plant done

April 7, 2016 |

In Maine, Fiberight is coming up against a wall with local authorities in its attempt to build a $67 million waste-to-biogas processing plant that would process the organic waste from 187 communities. Despite offering a cheaper financial option to the communities for their waste disposal as well as offering them ownership in the project, the […]

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