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Stoltze sees opportunity for biomass power plant in Montana

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Daily Inter Lake

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Stoltze sees opportunity for biomass power plant

By JIM MANN/Daily Inter Lake | 0 comments

The closure of the Smurfit-Stone container mill in Frenchtown has amplified the need and potential for a co-generation plant fueled by biomass in the Flathead Valley.

That was the message from a panel of speakers at Flathead Valley Community College on Thursday night. It was the fourth in a series of seven programs in the Re-Powering the Flathead Community Dialogue Series.

“We definitely have the excess [biomass] now without Smurfit,” said Chuck Roady, vice president of Stoltze Land and Lumber, a company that has been aggressively exploring the potential for a co-generation plant at its sawmill complex west of Columbia Falls.

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Written by Jason

January 25th, 2010 at 9:17 pm