Commission OKs manure biofuel plant bond plan

September 19, 2013 • Local News

County Commissioners approved a plan Thursday to pave the way for an innovative biogas company to begin processing cow manure into usable fuel. The plan would collect Chaves County dairy waste and send it out of town through a pipeline.

“These individuals would be benefitting Chaves County by taking our manure and processing it, and sending it into the pipeline,” said County Manager Stanton Riggs. “It’s a very important project to Chaves County, not only to the dairies. We think it’s a win, win.”

Commissioners approved a resolution that allows the company to go out for the $20 million bond. By taking the action, the county will defer taxes on the property. However, in lieu of Login to read more

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