Ready for take-off
Several active projects in the renewable fuels space have considered locating to the industrial agriculture park just outside the city limits.
According to Derick Anderson, project engineer at McClure Engineering: “McClure Engineering, working in partnership with the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, has seen more economic development opportunities than ever before.
“Many of these revolve around biofuels and the growing market for sustainable energy.
“Due of this activity, the City of Fort Dodge and Webster County have accelerated their infrastructure planning for these developments.
This includes potable water, wastewater treatment, and roadway and railroad projects.
“We enjoy the partnership with Iowa Central Community College and the biofuels lab facilities, and we are excited what these new SAF capabilities will do for our region.”
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