CARO, MI-Michigan Ethanol LLC has begun construction on a 40-million gallon per yearcorn-to-ethanol processing facility in here.The $50-million plant would be Michigan’s only operational ethanol facilityand the first of such magnitude in the state, according to industry sources.

The plant received a $5 million state startup grant.Ken Swanson, president of the Michigan Corn Processors LLC, says in a prepared statement theplant site had been changed from the original site in Vassar due to lack ofcommunity support in that area

The plant is expected to be operational nextfall.The plant will utilize 15 million bushels of corn annually.

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