Wed., October 24, 2012 4:23pm
Southwest Georgia Ethanol is temporarily shutting down its plant in Mitchell County, in what is only the latest setback for the company and for Georgia’s beleaguered biofuels industry.
Mon., September 3, 2012 10:00am
Government officials who approved financing for a south Georgia ethanol fuel plant that cost taxpayers at least $75 million did so despite repeated warnings and strong opposition by some of the federal overseers who reviewed the projected.
Thu., August 23, 2012 3:38pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to suspend the federal requirement to add ethanol to gasoline, joining livestock and poultry farmers and several other governors who’ve made similar requests because of the price of corn.
Thu., January 5, 2012 11:50am
A southeast Georgia ethanol factory that cost taxpayers $70 million has been sold at a fraction of the cost in a foreclosure sale, leaving millions of dollars in government loans unpaid. The Courier Herald of Dublin reports the Range Fuels facility in Soperton was sold for $5.1 million.
Tue., September 8, 2009 12:13pm
Despite efforts by the state to encourage the use of ethanol as an alternat