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CX-002115: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Fos Biofuels
CX(s) Applied: B5.1
Date: 04/30/2010
Location(s): Chicago, Illinois
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity will provide $219,250 in Recovery Act funds to Fos Biofuels for the construction of a biodiesel production refinery. The refinery will be constructed in a vacant warehouse located at 4808 West Wilson, Chicago, Illinois. The facility is projected to have an annualized capacity of between 250,000 and 500,000 gallons per year. The existing warehouse site has adequate square footage, electrical system, and infrastructure to meet production needs. The feedstock for the facility will be local yellow and brown grease collected from restaurants.