That screen grab to the right of this text tells you everything you need to know about the reason Michigan's first biodiesel plant is still in operation, but only barely.
I mentioned the other day that the biodiesel plant in Bangor, Michigan would be opening this month. Turns out I had the wrong information, and the plant will actually be ready to pump out its first gallons of the biofuel sometime in September. Yesterday's local TV news story where I saw the September date also updates another number I mentioned here when the news first came out. The plant will employ 22 people instead of 26. The benefits to the small town of Bangor remain the same, though. City