It's been a tough year or so for Imperium Renewable. Imperium, the force behind one of America's largest biodiesel plants, is a Seattle-area company that was hit with a lawsuit from a former employee this spring. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer details the many other problems facing Imperium: a cancelled IPO, layoffs executives leaving. The latest dark spot comes from the sunny tropics (sort of), because cruise giant Royal Caribbean Cruises has canceled a ginormous biodiesel contract with Imperiu
Imperium Renewables operates a huge biodiesel plant in Grays Harbor in Washington State. But now the company has another potentially huge issue to deal with: a lawsuit from a former employee asking for millions of dollars.