The U.S. Department of Energy has withdrawn its support for a biofuels company’s $300 million cellulose plant in Fulton.
KiOR has been told not to release anymore wastewater from its facility into the Columbus water system because of potential harmful materials that could be present in the Texas-based alternative fuel company’s discharge water.
Five years have passed and a planned $100 million ethanol plant is no closer to being built.
Little has changed from a year ago, when company officials said they were committed to the project and were working to “move the project forward.”
The Adams County Board of Supervisors has voted to extend an option contract on the former Belwood Country Club property to alternative fuel manufacturer KiOR.
A fire at a north Mississippi biofuels plant has been extinguished.
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KiOR on Thursday reported a third quarter net loss of $43.1 million, or 40 cents per share. This is a $4.6 million increase in net loss from the year’s second quarter.
The third quarter ended Sept. 30.
KiOR announced Wednesday that it is building a second biorefinery in Columbus but the Texas-based alternative fuel company says it’s too early to speculate on how many jobs will be at what is being called “Columbus II.”