Councilman Shares Biodiesel Plant Concerns
by Roslyn Anderson (MS News Now) Jackson Councilman Kenneth Stokes urged his colleagues to fight the expansion of a biodiesel plant in the city, citing potential dangers.
The Ward Three representative questioned JaxOn Energy’s processing and suggested potential health and safety risks.
The plant is located in the Industrial Park in west Jackson.
He shared research on biodiesel production with council members.
Stokes told city leaders that if not processed properly, there could be accidents that could endanger residents living near the plant.
His information included accidents at similar plants across the country. READ MORE