SunCoke plant 25 percent complete

$360M facility will be built with upgrades, company officials say at Community Advisory Panel meeting

Delauna Pack, director of corporate safety at SunCoke Energy, during a SunCoke Community Advisory Panel meeting Monday, Aug. 16. (E.L. Hubbard/Middletown Journal)

MIDDLETOWN — “The $360 million SunCoke plant is nearly a quarter complete as company officials discussed plans and project modifications at a meeting Monday, Aug. 16.

At the SunCoke Energy Middletown Community Advisory Panel meeting held at the Manchester Inn, members learned construction crews have started on the coke ovens at the new plant, which is located off Yankee Road near the Monroe border…

Lisa Frye, CAP member and president of plant opposition group SunCoke Watch Inc., questioned how the company would be able to stay within its emissions limits here since the SunCoke facility in Franklin Furnace has been continually out of compliance.”

— Jessica Heffner, Middletown Journal

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