Lawsuits, questions, accusations embroil biomass plant

15th November, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

GYPSUM — It was 4:20 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, and David Graham was adjusting the water flow to the cooling towers at the biomass plant in Gypsum. He thought he saw flames reflected in the windshield of a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck. When he turned, he saw he was right.The conveyor belt that delivers huge piles of wood chips that the plant burns to generate electricity had caught fire. As Graham and Ron Evans were calling 911, they scrambled as fast as they could to shut everything down.Gypsum Fire Chief Justin Kirkland sent an “all hands on deck” …

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