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Cement plant expected to get approval to burn tires for cement plant fuel

Mar, 22 2012


(PUEBLO, Colo.)  --  A plan to burn old tires for fuel at a Pueblo cement plant is nearing final approval.

State air pollution regulators have issued a draft permit for GCC Rio Grande's proposal. The plant would use old tires piled up at the Midtown tire dump south of Fountain.

According to the Pueblo Chieftain, the state will hold a 30-day public comment period before issuing a final permit.

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