Green Plains in York donating ethanol for hand sanitizer production

York News-Times – Green Plains, the company that owns the ethanol plant outside York, has announced it has donated industrial ethanol for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) for use in the production of hand sanitizer.

“It has never been more imperative for Green Plains employees to help support local communities and do our part in mitigating the spread of COVID-19,” said Todd Becker, president and chief executive officer of Green Plains Inc. “With a severe shortage of hand sanitizer, donating our industrial ethanol to the state of Nebraska was the least we could do in this challenging environment.”

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