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Chemtex secures energy crops for North Carolina cellulosic biofuels project

12:22 PM MDT | July 16, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Chemtex International (Wilmington, NC) and Murphy Brown LLC (Warsaw, NC) announced on 15 July that they have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of purpose-grown energy crops and residues to be used as cellulosic feedstock in Project Alpha, Chemtex’s cellulosic ethanol facility planned for Clinton, NC. The agreement covers a number of feedstocks to be grown on approximately 6,000 acres of land owned or controlled by Murphy Brown. The proposed crops will be grown on acreage that is not typically used for grain production and will represent the...

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