Leery residents attend open house on proposed sulphur fertilizer plant at Ryley
Village and county residents had fought off a proposal to have a biomedical waste facility in Equity Industrial Park last year. However, they appear to be adopting a wait and see attitude with this new proposal.
Representatives of Secure Resource Inc. held the open house to gauge public opinion before proceeding with a development permit application to the county, which owns Equity.
The fertilizer is made from de-gassed molten sulphur which occurs as a result of oil and gas processing. Company spokesmen Richard Arndt said they wanted the operation to have a positive impact on the local community.
The molten sulphur would not be transported down Highway 14 to the site in Equity but …
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