Tag: Corn Plus

Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

Limited Biofuels M&A Activity in 2019, Stage Set for Potentially Busy 2020

February 18, 2020 |

By Bruce Comer, Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Park Special to The Digest Slowdown in North American biofuels Mergers and Acquisitions as thin margins and policy uncertainty hung over industry. Biofuels Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in North America was subdued in 2019. Only four operating biodiesel, ethanol and advanced biofuels plants were sold during […]

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Corn Plus to shut down due to lack of ethanol export market

Corn Plus to shut down due to lack of ethanol export market

August 28, 2019 |

In Minnesota, a local TV news station reports that a board member of Corn Plus announced the ethanol plant in Winnebago will be shut down due to a lack of export market that is keeping the facility from being profitable. He said the ethanol plant has made a lot of strides in improving production, but […]

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Corn Plus ethanol plant agrees to several steps to correct several environmental violations

Corn Plus ethanol plant agrees to several steps to correct several environmental violations

June 22, 2016 |

In Minnesota, the Corn Plus ethanol plant in Winnebago in southern Minnesota has again agreed to take steps to correct several environmental violations and pay a $39,450 penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Agency inspections and records reviews found several violations of the plant’s stormwater permit that sets conditions to ensure runoff from […]

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Corn Plus faces Clean Air Act charges over emissions, omissions

Corn Plus faces Clean Air Act charges over emissions, omissions

October 6, 2011 |

In Minnesota, Corn Plus, an ethanol cooperative that produces 49 million gallons of ethanol per year, is accused of reporting that its pollution-control equipment was working when company officials allegedly knew it was not. Corn Plus was charged in federal court with violating the Clean Air Act. The Company pleaded guilty two years ago to […]

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