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January 10, 2017
Bushmills Ethanol plans expansion pending MPCA review
ATWATER — Pending the outcome of an environmental review, Bushmills Ethanol Inc. near Atwater will expand its facilities and increase annual production of denatured ethanol from 65 million gallons a year to 100 million gallons. Public comments on the project will be accepted...
January 10, 2017 - 10:53pm
April 21, 2012
Bushmills Ethanol pays $800,000 fine for Minn. wastewater violations
ST. PAUL -- Bushmills Ethanol Inc. of Atwater has paid an $800,000 civil penalty for wastewater treatment violations for discharging wastewater containing unpermitted levels of dissolved minerals -- salts -- and other pollutants and then providing inaccurate information about the...
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
Bushmills Ethanol of Atwater, Minn., pays $800,000 penalty for wastewater violations
SAINT PAUL -- Bushmills Ethanol, Inc. of Atwater has paid an $800,000 civil penalty for wastewater treatment violations for discharging wastewater containing unpermitted levels of dissolved minerals (salts) and other pollutants and then providing inaccurate information about the discharges...
April 20, 2012 - 9:25am
November 5, 2010
Local fire departments called back to Bushmills; plant operated through fire
ATWATER -- Firefighters from the Atwater Fire Department were called back around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to the Bushmills Ethanol plant and remained at the plant until about 2 a.m. after a fire in one of the large corn bins flared again. According to Atwater Fire Chief Gerald Schwartz,...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2010
Fire burns conveyor belt, grain at Bushmills Ethanol plant
ATWATER -- Firefighters from Atwater, Grove City, Kandiyohi, Spicer and Willmar were called Wednesday to Bushmills Ethanol plant near Atwater...
November 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Bushmills Ethanol must pay $425,000 MPCA penalty
ST. PAUL -- Bushmills Ethanol Inc.
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Video may hold clue to Bushmills fire
ATWATER -- Atwater Fire Chief Gerald Schwartz says he will be using video recorded by surveillance cameras at the Bushmills Ethanol Inc. plant...
October 26, 2009 - 12:00am
October 24, 2009
Bushmills officials investigate fire at Atwater plant
ATWATER - Officials at the Bushmills Ethanol Inc. plant of Atwater are investigating the cause of a fire Saturday morning on the small flare pipe used to burn volatile fumes evacuated from empty tanker trucks being loaded with the corn-based fuel. Bushmills General Manager Erik...
October 24, 2009 - 6:18pm
September 18, 2009
Prepared for disaster: 11 fire departments from county to participate in training session at Bushmills Ethanol
ATWATER -- Passers-by shouldn't be surprised if it looks like there's a major disaster taking place at Bushmills Ethanol on Saturday morning. Fire trucks and nearly 70 volunteer firefighters from all 11 of Kandiyohi County's fire departments will be at the Atwater ethanol plant for...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
September 20, 2008
Bushmills to use, discharge less water
ATWATER -- A relatively straightforward air-permitting procedure, started in April of 2006 to allow Bushmills Ethanol to expand its production, has turned into a lengthy and expensive venture for the Atwater business. "It's a long, convoluted process," said Erik Osmon, a bit wearily,...
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am