Ready to move dirt at ethanol plant

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MAUMEE, Ohio – Marathon Oil Corporation and The Andersons Inc. say they will immediately begin construction of an ethanol plant located in Greenville, Ohio.
The Greenville site will be the first to be constructed by The Andersons Marathon Ethanol LLC, a 50/50 joint venture between The Andersons and Marathon Petroleum Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation.
The joint venture closed the purchase of property in September and received approval by the Greenville City Council for ordinances allowing zoning changes necessary for construction and extension of the enterprise zone that will support tax abatements for the project.
The project recently received Ohio EPA approval for an air permit needed for plant operation.
Online in 2008. The facility will have the annual capacity to produce 110 million gallons of ethanol and 350,000 tons of distillers dried grain (DDG), an animal feed ingredient.
The facility could be operational as soon as the first quarter of 2008, employing 40 people.

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