Florida issues air construction permit for Highlands EnviroFuels biofuels project

October 3, 2011 |

In Florida, Highlands EnviroFuels received its PSD Air Construction Permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, authorizing the construction of a 36 million gallon per year Advanced Biofuel ethanol production plant in Highlands County, Florida.

The biorefinery will process both Biofuel Sugar Cane and Sweet Sorghum produced from local growers, and will also cogenerate up to 30 megawatts of renewable power from residual cane and sorghum stalk fiber and leaves, known as “bagasse”.

Highlands EnviroFuels intends to construct the biorefinery at the southwest corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 27 and State Road 70, with construction groundbreaking targeted for early second quarter of 2012.

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