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ZeaChem, Inc., Cellulosic Ethanol Commercial Production Plant

Facility:
Ethanol production facility designed to produce up to 25 million gallons of ethanol per year

Location:
Morrow County

Basis for Exemption:
ORS 469.320(2)(f), biofuel production facility that has local land use approval; that requires no transmission lines or pipelines that would require a site certificate; that produce a fuel, at least 90 percent of which is used in an industrial or refueling facility located within one mile of the facility or is transported from the facility by rail or barge; and that emits less than 118 pounds of carbon dioxide per million Btu from fossil fuel used for conversion energy.

Status:
Construction has not yet begun

Operator:
ZeaChem, Inc.
 
Joe Regnery
215 Union Blvd., Suite 500
Lakewood, CO 80228
303-279-7045

History:

Jan. 3, 2013: Request for exemption
Jan. 25, 2013: Council granted exemption, with amendments

Documents:
Order granting exemption, February 2013