Biomass facility hopes to profit from energy-credits bill
May 7, 2017
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The KapStone packaging plant in Longview, Washington wants its wood waste boilers to earn cash.
The Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2poyoWP ) that the mill's "biomass" facility could be a moneymaker if Gov. Jay Inslee approves a bill that has cleared the Legislature.
State Sen. Dean Takko, a Longview Democrat, says Inslee is expected to sign the measure on Monday.
The bill would allow older biomass facilities like KapStone's to sell renewable energy credits. KapStone stands to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars annually under the legislation.
Inslee vetoed a si...