Gypsum, biomass plant owners wrangle over proposed land deal

20th July, 2016 by

By Pam Boyd

GYPSUM — Next week, the Gypsum Town Council is expected to take final action on an ordinance “approving acquisition or condemnation of certain property” belonging to Clearwater Ventures LLC, the entity that owns the land where the Eagle Valley Clean Energy biomass plant is located.Town officials are adamant that the action reflects the “acquisition” language and is intended as a prelude to negotiations to purchase a 69-acre parcel of the 106-acre property. The people involved with Clearwater Ventures are equally adamant that the action is the first step toward condemnation of their land.“While Gypsum prefers to publicly explain that the …

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