WJAC-TV.com Reports Temporary Shutdown at Clearfield Ethanol Plant

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CLEARFIELD – A news report on Gant partner WJAC-TV’s Web site is indicatedin high corn prices to blame for the temporary shutdown of a local ethanol plant

According to the story, Bionol officials said the plant closes for a week at least twice a year for routine cleaning and maintenance, but this shutdown has been extended due to record high corn prices and a shortage of supplies in the Midwest.

Clearfield County Commissioner Joan Robinson-McMillen told WJAC-TV that biofuel business comes in waves and that corporate officials plan on restoring full operations shortly. Bionol officials said the plant closes for a week at least twice a year for routine cleaning and maintenance, but this shutdown has been extended due to record high corn prices and a shortage of supplies in the Midwest.

Robinson-McMillen told WJAC-TV that biofuel business comes in waves and that corporate officials plan on restoring full operations shortly.

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