The proof of concept facility is set to be built in Rochester, New York pending approvals and agreements. A consortium that includes International Paper Co., Cornell University, Clarkson University, Genencor and the Natural Resources Defense Council will partner with Mascoma to support the project. The biomass feedstock required for the plant is set to be sourced from a variety of products including agricultural and/or forest waste, paper sludge, wood chips, switch grass and corn stover.
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