In Maine, Fiberight CEO Craig Stuart-Paul and colleagues held the “first in a series” of town hall meetings to talk about the delays in constructing the Hampden waste processing facility saying it the recycling portion of the facility will be completed by September but the entire facility won’t be complete until December most likely. The 144,000-square-foot MSW to biofuel facility was supposed to open on April 1st, but while “substantially completed,” Stuart-Paul said they “absolutely tried” to meet that date but just couldn’t make it happen citing winter weather, wind, and an appeal that its competitor PERC brought against the company, according to the Bangor Daily News.
Stuart-Paul cited winter weather, specifically wind, as cause for the delay, as well as the time it took to iron out the appeal that its competitor, PERC, brought against the company.
“It will work,” Stuart-Paul told the Bangor Daily News of the unfinished facility, which will eventually process solid waste from 115 municipalities. “We will prove it to you.”