St. John Town Council President Mike Forbes, right, talks drums with Beat Boogie entrepreneur Steve Crabtree at the St. John 175th Aniversary Festival last fall. Steve handcrafts drum sets locally for famous musicians.
Lake County's trash-to-ethanol saga will continue — at least another 30 days — after solid waste district officials decided developer Earl Powers satisfied two benchmarks toward filling a perceived breach in his contract.
As the next deadline nears for developer Earl Powers to prove he's making progress on the proposed trash-to-ethanol plant, it's now clear that Powers hasn't made much progress in the years since he signed the contract with the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.
Earl Powers holds a license to use a chemical company's trash-to-ethanol process but has not yet closed on a deal for the blueprints, a Lake County solid waste attorney said.
ST. JOHN | Two incumbents are among three candidates vying for Republican nominations in the May primary for at-large Town Council seats.
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