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Mexico to build another bioethanol plant

5:45 AM MDT | June 3, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

A 250,000-liters/day bioethanol plant will be built in Tabasco State, Mexico, the state's agricultural, forestry, and fishing development ministry, Sedafop (Villahermosa), has announced. The project will require an investment of about 800 million Mexican pesos ($62 million). The plant's operation will require planting of about 6,000 additional hectares of sugarcane, Sedafop says. The plant is scheduled to be commissioned in mid-2015. Bioethanol produced at the plant is expected to meet some of Mexico's fuel requirements, emulating efforts made in the bordering...

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