Irvine Renewable Fuels Firm Halts Work on Mississippi Plant
by Jane Yu (Orange County Business Journal) Irvine-based renewable fuels maker BlueFire Renewables Inc. has halted construction work on a plant planned for Fulton, Miss. plant.
BlueFire converts non-food resources, such as trash, wood waste and other agricultural residues, into ethanol. It also has a subsidiary called SucreSource LLC in Anaheim, which makes cellulosic sugars for the commercial applications.
…Work recently was put on hold while BlueFire focuses on building a facility in South Korea, according to Greg Deakle, the executive director of Itawamba County Development Council in Mississippi. READ MORE