Ethanol Plant Coming to Whitley County
(WYMT-TV) Pikeville-based Patriot Bioenergy Corporation has announced it will construct an ethanol plant in Whitley County, creating more than one hundred jobs.
For years now, ethanol has been used as an additive in gasoline to help offset the cost of imported oil.
…”What we have been doing over the last eighteen months is looking at the viability of using the beet in Kentucky as a dedicated feed stock for fuel production,” says Patriot CEO Roger Ford.
The company already has crops growing in Whitley and Adair counties. READ MORE