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Minnesota Ethanol Plant Restarts After Fire

A Fergus Falls ethanol plant has resumed producing ethanol after a fire last week. Green Plains Otter Tail, a subsidiary of Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., began producing ethanol Sunday.


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No Injuries In Fire At Fergus Falls Ethanol Plant

Fire crews spent hours battling flames at an ethanol plant just outside Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland tells The Associated Press officials got a call about a fire at the Green Plains Renewable Energy Otter Tail ethanol plant at about 4:20 p.m. Monday.


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Kansas-Based Firm Buying Nebraska Ethanol Plant

Advanced BioEnergy, of Bloomington, Minn., says the deal for its Fairmont, Neb., plant is expected to close later this year.


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Minn. Ethanol Plant Converting To Make Isobutanol

A Colorado company plans to convert a Minnesota ethanol plant to make a different kind of alcohol: isobutanol.


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Fairmont Plant’s Water Plan Draws Criticism

A Fairmont ethanol plant wants to build a pipeline that would discharge half a million gallons of treated water into the Blue Earth River.


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Heron Lake Ethanol Plant Owners To Pay Penalty

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the owners of a southwestern Minnesota ethanol plant have agreed to pay a $66,000 penalty to resolve alleged violations of the plant’s air and water quality permits.