Enerkem launches its first commercial plant in Edmonton, Alberta - This marks the world's first facility using garbage instead of fossil sources to produce chemicals and liquid transportation fuels - CW15 - OMAHA

Enerkem launches its first commercial plant in Edmonton, Alberta - This marks the world's first facility using garbage instead of fossil sources to produce chemicals and liquid transportation fuels

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MONTREAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem invites members of the media to attend the grand opening of its first commercial facility, which will be the world's first commercial full-scale advanced chemicals and biofuels facility using urban waste materials. The facility is located in Edmonton, Alberta.

WHAT: The grand opening of the first full-scale commercial facility dedicated to the production of renewable chemicals and biofuels using non recyclable municipal solid waste.
   
WHO: Honorable Robin Campbell, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource
Development, Government of Alberta
Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton
Vincent Chornet, President and Chief Executive Officer, Enerkem
   
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
12:00pm MDT
   
WHERE: Enerkem Alberta Biofuels
Site 460, 13111 Meridian Street NE
Edmonton, Alberta
T6S 1G9 See map

Private tours of the facility for members of the media can be arranged in advance.

As part of the June 4 program, Edmonton's own-and Canada's #1 reigning 2014 national hip hop dance crew-3rd Street Beat Entertainment will provide an electrifying high-energy Stomp-style hip hop street dance performance to celebrate Enerkem's arrival in Edmonton.

 

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