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Trash-to-ethanol Plant

Lake County official dismisses news of ethanol production from yard waste

A national chemical company announced it has begun producing commercial-grade ethanol using yard and plant waste at its Vero Beach, Fla., plant.

August 02, 2013 7:00 pm

McDermott signs nonbinding trash-to-ethanol agreement

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he signed a nonbinding agreement by executive decision this week, committing city garbage to a proposed trash-to-ethanol plant.

July 06, 2012 2:26 pm

Dyer narrowly approves trash-to-ethanol pact

DYER | The Town Council has narrowly approved an interlocal agreement with the Lake County Solid Waste District for the proposed trash-to-ethanol plant.

June 19, 2012 8:45 pm

Lake's Solid Waste Management District Board adopts budget

CROWN POINT | After three previous meetings were canceled for lack of a quorum, the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board drew enough members to conduct business Thursday at the Lake County Government Complex.

September 29, 2011 10:00 pm

Ethanol revisions set deadline, pay scale

MERRILLVILLE | Lake County solid waste management officials haggled over the fine print of agreements for the county's proposed waste-to-ethanol plant.

January 21, 2011 12:00 am

Ethanol contract may be tweaked, again

Lake County solid waste officials say they want to make clear to communities that the incentives to send trash to a future Schneider plant are on a clock.

December 22, 2010 12:00 am Related

EDITORIAL: Ethanol plant is too risky for public

Ethanol is a volatile fuel, politically as well as scientifically. This makes the proposed $280 million trash-to-ethanol plant in Schneider all the more worthy of scrutiny.

December 16, 2010 12:00 am Related

Questions linger regarding trash-to-ethanol plant

On the eve of a public question-and-answer session regarding the county's planned trash-to-ethanol facility, some municipal officials are hoping for more answers and fewer closed doors.

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
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