Air permit pending, new owner makes c...

Air permit pending, new owner makes changes to energy center project

There are 3 comments on the The Star story from May 10, 2011, titled Air permit pending, new owner makes changes to energy center project. In it, The Star reports that:

With the window for public comment and request for administrative hearing closing on an air emissions permit for the Northwest Florida Renewable Energy Center , the new owners of the project are tweaking how the Port St.

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jack brinkman

United States

#1 May 19, 2011
DOE loan guarantees 'not guaranteed' so these shysters can't steal your tax money, at least for now. But they won't give up, they are working hard to get subsidies and grants (your tax money) so the opportubists can still rip us off,
The biomass burning business cannot economically stand on its own.
rwolf

Wetumpka, AL

#2 May 24, 2011
jack brinkman wrote:
DOE loan guarantees 'not guaranteed' so these shysters can't steal your tax money, at least for now. But they won't give up, they are working hard to get subsidies and grants (your tax money) so the opportubists can still rip us off,
The biomass burning business cannot economically stand on its own.
Gasification is much different then combustion and in fact the money (loans) being sought for the project is for construction not to fund plant operations. Off take contracts are already in place and any loans will require profitability before being issued. The real problem is the ignorance that is being aimed at the plant.
jack brinkman

United States

#3 Jun 2, 2011
This scale of gasification using this same process has failed, ex the burlington vt gasification failure\boondoggle. Same story again.$37M in DOE funds wasted in Burlington. Where is one operating succerssfully in the US ?

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