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Mayor Finch holds groundbreaking at Tri-State Biodiesel, creating 25 new green jobs at Eco-Technology Park

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10/23/2014 – Mayor Finch holds groundbreaking at Tri-State Biodiesel, creating 25 new green jobs at Eco-Technology Park

“We’re thrilled that Tri-State Biodiesel is expanding in our state’s largest city. In Bridgeport, we believe that cities need to take leadership on going green for the sake of future generations. And, we’re winning the future by developing Eco-Technology Park – an incubator for business growth that is home to hundreds of green jobs – with the support of successful companies like Tri-State Biodiesel. It’s one of the many reasons why Bridgeport is getting better every day.” – Mayor Bill Finch

 

  • WHO: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and officials from Tri-State Biodiesel and the National Development Council
  • WHAT: Groundbreaking for Tri-State Biodiesel, which will create an additional 25 jobs in Bridgeport’s Eco-Technology Park
  • WHERE: 96 Albion Street, Bridgeport, Conn.
  • WHEN: Friday, October 24 @ 10:30AM

Bridgeport, Conn. (October 23, 2014) – Mayor Bill Finch will host a groundbreaking celebration on Friday to mark the construction of a new manufacturing and distribution facility for Tri-State Biodiesel in Bridgeport, CT. The event will take place at The Bridgeport Eco-Technology Park (96 Albion Street) on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10:30AM.

The Tri-State Biodiesel project is part of a significant green investment into the Bridgeport Eco-Industrial Park that supports the creation of new “green collar” jobs. Tri-State Biodiesel expects to create an additional 25 jobs, targeted to residents of the low-income community, within the first two years of operation.

Click here for a PDF of businesses in Bridgeport’s Eco-Technology Park: http://bit.ly/1ronZnz.

“We’re thrilled that Tri-State Biodiesel is expanding in our state’s largest city,” said Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch. “In Bridgeport, we believe that cities need to take leadership on going green for the sake of future generations. And, we’re winning the future by developing Eco-Technology Park – an incubator for business growth and home to hundreds of green jobs – with the support of successful companies like Tri-State Biodiesel. It’s one of the many reasons why Bridgeport is getting better every day.”

Capital provided by NDC’s Grow America Fund will support the construction of a new state-of-the-art bio refinery, where Tri-State Biodiesel will manufacture and distribute biodiesel fuel. NDC’s Grow America Fund also partnered with the The JPMorgan Chase Foundation’s Collaboratives Program, which is designed to help small business lenders build capacity and to jumpstart job creation in low- and moderate-income communities.

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