"CalRecycle Jeopardizes Plasco Project" Comments

We welcome your comments to the TERU Focus Report on the serious issue surrounding CalRecycle's May 23, 2012 rescission of its two-year-old determination that the Plasco Salinas Valley Project is a gasification facility according to provisions of the Public Resources Code.

We are also posting the documents referenced in the report and copies of the action letters that we have received.

Action Letters, News Articles, and Blogs

SVSWA's May 25, 2012 request to Governor that he override CalRecycle's rescission.

BioEnergy Producers Assoc May 30, 2012 letter to Governor requesting immediate action.

SVSWA's June 1, 2012 follow-up letter with attachments to CalRecycle Director Mortensen

C. Scott Miller's June 1, 2012 Blog: California: The State that Can't Shoot Straight

Governor's Office June 1, 2012 response letter to Plasco

Monterey County Weekly's June 14, 2012 news article, "State Sends Mixed Signals Over Future Of Plasco; CalRecycle Reversal Could Kill Gonzales Plant"

Reference Documents

CalRecycle's November 2010 determination that Plasco is a gasification facility.

California Energy Commission's January 2011 RPS Pre-Certification.

California Legislators' March 2011 letter of support.

October 2011 Economic Analysis of Proposed Plasco Gasification Plant.

Environmental Groups' January 2012 threat letter to CalRecycle.

CalRecycle Director Mortensen's May 25, 2012 rescission letter to Plasco.

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