Prairie Ethanol Open For Business

Cindy Zimmerman

Prairie 1 Approximately 1,800 people attended Prairie Ethanol’s grand opening celebration for the 60 million gallone per year ethanol production facility Saturday near Mitchell, SD.

According to a news release, the event included a Vanguard Squadron fly-over and a program featuring political dignitaries, industry representatives and company officials.

Prairie Thune

U.S. Senator John Thune expressed his excitement about being part of the ongoing effort to advance renewable energy. “This plant is a new dawn for farming in South Dakota and a new dawn for our rural economy,” he stated. “The ethanol industry is transforming this state like never before.”

Prairie Ethanol, which will utilize Broin Companies‘ patent-pending BPX™ raw starch hydrolysis process, is one of the most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly ethanol production facilities in the nation.

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