Stefanik Touts Biomass as Potential Growth Sector for North Country
LOWVILLE — Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, toured Lewis County on Wednesday, touting job creation and economic development and hailing the biomass industry as a potential growth sector for the north country.
Ms. Stefanik toured ReEnergy, a biopower facility in Lyons Falls, before meeting with community members at a “Coffee with your Congresswoman” event in Lowville. She also was scheduled to visit Double Play Community Center, Lowville, and tour RBI Bats, New Bremen.
At the ReEnergy site, a 22-megawatt facility that generates 162,000 megawatt hours per year, Ms. Stefanik said she sees biomass as a potential economic boon to the north country.
“ReEnergy is a great example of clean energy,” Ms. Stefanik said. “I think ReEnergy is a step in the right direction.” Read More