Biodiesel plant coming to Indiana
Jan 1, 2006 12:00 PM
Evergreen Renewables LLC, a National Biodiesel Board member, has completed a deal to bring the first operating biodiesel plant to Indiana. Located at Wolf Lake Terminals in Hammond, the facility will cost approximately $10 million, and will initially produce 5 million gallons of biodiesel per year made exclusively from soybean oil.
The group aims to start producing biodiesel in the first quarter of 2006 and intends to expand production to 30 million gallons per year. The facility will be constructed to produce biodiesel according to the BQ-9000 standard for biodiesel producers.
Evergreen Renewables LLC is a partnership between Edible Oil Marketing LLC (EOM), an independent vegetable oil marketer, and Process Technology Associates LLC (PTA), a chemical and process engineering firm. The partnership is in conjunction with Wolf Lake Terminals Inc, which owns and operates a liquid storage and distribution facility in Hammond.
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