After plant closures and bankruptcies, Georgia’s plans to become a center for biomass fuel production are sinking.

So reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“One day, the dreamers said, Georgia would turn corn, pine trees, yeast, soy beans, peanut shells — any rapidly grown feed stock — into gasoline for cars or diesel for trucks. Alternative energy factories would dot the countryside. Georgia would be transformed into the ‘Saudi Arabia of biomass,’” the newspaper reported Wednesday.

“Four years later, the state’s alternative energy future is hobbled.”

Read the full story here.

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