East of Inner Perimeter Road, South of Rt 94
Cost (in millions): 110
Wiregrass Power LLC is owned by Sterling Energy Assets (Atlanta based).
To be built next to the Mud Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant
The location for this plant would be near the intersection of Highway 94 and Perimeter Road, and would only be about 1.5 miles away from three elementary schools, seven churches, a retirement community, plus a number of neighborhoods!
A proposal for a controversial 40-megawatt biomass power incinerator for Valdosta, Georgia may be canceled after developer Wiregrass Power missed a deadline for construction laid out by the Industrial Authority, according to an "Economic Development Agreement."
"This was the most diverse group of people that I have ever seen for any citizen's group in Valdosta," said Leigh Touchton, President of the Valdosta Chapter of NAACP, which has opposed the facility due to public health and environmental justice concerns.
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