BCAP Project Area Five

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BCAP Project Area Five

This project area is located in all or part of Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, and Trumbull counties in the State of Ohio, and Crawford, Erie, and Mercer counties in the State of Pennsylvania. This project will support production of the perennial miscanthus giganteus (Giant Miscanthus) for energy biomass. Only the planting of rhizomes of the “Illinois Clone” a sterile cultivar of Giant Miscanthus is authorized for this project area.

FSA will allocate up to $5.7 million for implementation of this project area in FY 2011. The target for enrollment in FY 2011 is 5,344 acres.

Location:

4 counties in Ohio and 3 counties in Pennsylvania

Project Area Sponsor:

Aloterra Energy LLC

Resources:

Map of Project Area

Revised Fact Sheet for BCAP Project Areas 2 - 5

Final EA and Mitigated FONSI