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April 15, 2009 12:00 AM

$185M alternative-energy facility planned

MANATEE — An alternative energy project planned for the area near Port Manatee could bring as many as 25 permanent jobs and 150 construction jobs, company officials said. The $185 million project, announced Tuesday by FB Energy of Bradenton, would involve a 60-megawatt electric generation facility that would use biomass, or plant material, to generate power, according to a news release from the company.

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