Chairman Berrey and others gathered at the future location Thursday afternoon to move some dirt. The official ground breaking will be in the next few days. Work is expected to start early next week at the latest. The $350 Million project is expected to bring over 1000 jobs during construction and employ close to that number once complete.
The commission denied licenses to all five applicants in Pope County because none have legally required support from local authorities. The commission also voted to return the full $250,000 application fee to each company.
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