September 01, 2015 | Lancaster Online

Latest Perdue Soybean Plant Delay Frustrates Farmers, Angers Supporters

Not going to be built in time to handle the 2016 soybean harvest

Continued delays announced by Perdue AgriBusiness in its quest to get an air-quality permit from the state will mean that its proposed $59 million soybean-crushing plant is not going to be built in time to handle the 2016  soybean harvest.

This has not only dashed the hopes of farmers who were planning on it, but also angered many of the project’s supporters. Some blame officials in Hellam Township, the York County municipality across the Susquehanna River that has doggedly opposed the project. The township has hired consultants to fight the project. To read more click here

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