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Letter: Fufeng will be a great polluter of the environment

The Fufeng plant will be a huge polluter. It will produce more CO2 than all other sources in North Dakota and Minnesota except a few coal plants.

Letter to the editor FSA
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Recently, the Herald has carried a couple of articles about the proposed Fufeng corn plant. The articles have done a good job of pointing out things that are wrong about the project, including the Chinese connection, local environmental, traffic, and quality-of-life issues, and that it will cost every tax-payer in Grand Forks $2,000 before it is built.

But two key things have not been mentioned. First, project promoters have yet to produce a financial report that shows that this plant will make any money for our city.

Second, the Fufeng plant will be a huge polluter. It will produce more CO2 than all other sources in North Dakota and Minnesota except a few coal plants. This summer, people all over the world are suffering from global warming. We are proposing to make the problem worse for everyone.

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