Comments for: Millinocket torrefied wood facility gets final DEP permit

Posted Sept. 27, 2012, at 1:29 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 27, 2012, at 6:02 p.m.

MILLINOCKET, Maine – New England’s first torrefied wood facility received its final Maine Department of Environmental Protection permit, clearing the way for construction of a $48 million facility, 25 full-time jobs and possibly the birth of a nationwide industry, officials said Thursday. Cate Street Capital plans to open the Thermogen …

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  • Anonymous

    This is great news for the area!!!

  • Anonymous

    Several apparent errors or mis-communication.

    The amount of VOCs is 111 % (90% + 21%).  And the 21% vented sounds like a lot.  Too much of a pollution source?  Couldn’t they be captured along with the other 90% and used as fuel or chemical feedstocks?

    Infused with “carbon energy”?  Sounds like they’re making charcoal pellets and the “carbon energy” is there all the time, although not in a concentrated form like the pellets.

    • Anonymous

      HUH?

  • Anonymous

    “air and VOC emissions within legal standards” As they are now, but even Quimby has said that her national park would require the mills to conform to more stringent levels, at both the East Millinocket & Millinocket sites…!

    This is indeed good news for area employment and those opposed to a federal park

  • Anonymous

    Cancer land!

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