Wood Pellet Plant Pelted from Chase?

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The project was pitched as a job generator in the town of Chase.

A 40 million dollar wood-pellet manufacturing plant proposed for an old sawmill site close to downtown.

City council seemed behind the project.

But a group of concerned citizens were very vocal about pollution and health concerns.

Now the project has hit a snag.

Leroy Reitsma is the President and CEO of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Group.

He spoke with Daybreak's Shelley Joyce.

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After that interview Daybreak heard from Jocelyn Nash.

She is among a group of concerned citizens who launched a petition against the location of the plant.

They received over 300 signatures.

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