Lake Station Approves Trash-to-Ethanol Agreement
by Deborah Laverty (Northwest Indiana Times) After a lengthy discussion, City Council members agreed Thursday to sign an interlocal cooperation agreement with the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.
The agreement allows the city to take part in the proposed $450 million privately owned trash-to-ethanol plant if it goes forward.
…The agreement will allow the waste district to estimate how much garbage initially will be available for processing, Langbehn said.
…In addition, communities that sign the agreement before a July 19 deadline will receive an additional 50 percent rebate the first year of operation, Meyer said. READ MORE and MORE (MunsterCommunity.com) and MORE (Schererville.com)