Indiana Ethanol Plant Starts Up

Cindy Zimmerman

CardinalThe sun may be going down on one major ethanol producer, but a nice little 100 million gallon per year plant is just taking off in Indiana.

Cardinal Ethanol in Randolf County, Indiana officially started grinding corn on Saturday in a very low key event, according to the Muncie

Indiana Congressman Mike Pence, local politicians, members of the press and a small group of Cardinal Ethanol officials were on hand for Saturday’s start-up, which involved the click of a computer mouse. The first drops of ethanol from the first corn that hit the grinder on Saturday should make their appearance on Election Day as the fermentation process takes about 60 hours.

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