WOSU News Archives For: January 18, 2005

Ethanol plant: environmental boon or subsidy magnet?

18, 2005

It’s rare when a factory and a mega-farm can help reduce pollution. A project planned for Harrison County promises just that. The project would produce a fuel additive that reduces air pollution, provide a market for Ohio farm goods, create scores of jobs all while not harming the environment. The project is getting millions of dollars of help from the state and federal governments. But some people doubt the project will accomplish all it promises.