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Lake waste officials await latest financing pitch

Some county solid waste officials remain unconvinced trash-to-ethanol developer Powers Energy of America will secure financing from a major U.S. oil company.

July 20, 2012 9:00 pm

Kill the trash-to-ethanol contract or grant another in a long line of extensions?

Lake County solid waste officials have an opportunity Thursday night either to stand firm on a deadline for a would-be trash-to-ethanol developer to secure financing or grant yet another in a long line of extensions.

July 18, 2012 6:30 pm

1,247 days into trash-to-ethanol contract, little to show for it

Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point to discuss the future of the 1,247-day-old trash-to-ethanol contract, The Times provides a look at the time and some of the events that have come to pass.A timeline…

April 18, 2012 8:00 pm
Most Lake communities claim no commitment to trash-to-ethanol

Most Lake communities claim no commitment to trash-to-ethanol

Municipal support for Lake County's trash-to-ethanol proposal does not appear as strong as proponents of the project have claimed, a Times survey of city and town leaders shows.

April 14, 2012 8:55 pm
Councilman to Powers: Show financing for plant

Councilman to Powers: Show financing for plant

A Lake County solid waste management official wants to give Earl Powers 90 days to prove he can finance the trash-to-ethanol plant that he pledged more than 1,000 days ago to build.

October 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Ryfa to Powers: Show evidence of financing for trash-to-ethanol plant

Ryfa to Powers: Show evidence of financing for trash-to-ethanol plant

A Lake County solid waste management official wants to give Earl Powers 90 days to prove he can finance the trash-to-ethanol plant that he pledged more than 1,000 days ago to build.

October 08, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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Financial experts: Trash-to-ethanol financing plan may be risky

The company planning to bring a controversial trash-to-ethanol plant to Lake County is employing an apparent "high risk" method of financing, two region financial experts say.

March 05, 2011 11:00 pm
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