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Biomass plant on track to begin running in late 2013

6:55 PM, Apr. 4, 2013
The Domtar paper mill in Rothschild will receive steam from the biomass plant, far left, currently under construction.
The Domtar paper mill in Rothschild will receive steam from the biomass plant, far left, currently under construction.
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More than 400 people have helped build the $250 million biomass power plant that now towers over Business Highway 51 and the Wisconsin River, and their months of hard work have the project on schedule to begin generating power late this year.

When the facility opens, a parade of 50 to 75 semitrucks every weekday will keep the plant's boilers stoked with treetops and branches that will create steam and electricity. In addition to producing clean energy, the new site will improve air quality by reducing overall emissions from the Domtar paper mill by about 30 percent, according to a Domtar and We ...

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