Iowa and Nebraska biofuel plants donate to hand sanitizer production
March 23, 2020 By Ken Anderson Filed Under: Iowa, Nebraska, News, Renewable Fuels
Biofuel plants in Iowa and Nebraska are donating ethanol and glycerin for production of hand sanitizer.
In Iowa, the ingredients
were donated by ethanol producer Absolute Energy of St. Ansgar and Western Iowa
Energy, a biodiesel plant at Wall Lake. The hand sanitizer will be produced by
Iowa Prison Industries and distributed free of charge by the state for priority
Nebraska, Omaha-based ethanol producer Green Plains has donated industrial
ethanol to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) to be used
in the production of hand sanitizer.
donated product is produced at Green Plains’ York, Nebraska facility. Once the
hand sanitizer is produced, it will be given to high priority facilities
impacted by the coronavirus.
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