Local grassroots opposition to the plant are celebrating in Paradise tonight, but offer their support, information and energy to residents in other possible locations.
Plant not coming to Paradise
Township ruled out as site of refinery
KINGSLEY — An energy company ruled out Grand Traverse County's Paradise Township as the site of a new ethanol refinery, but neighboring McBain remains on a short list of candidates.
Traverse group of the Sierra Club
"I ain't no communist
and I ain't no capitalist
and I ain't no socialist
and I ain't no imperialist
and I ain't no democrat
sure ain't no republican
I only know one party
and it is freedom
I am a patriot
And the river opens for the righteous
("I Am a Patriot" by Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul)