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Tuscola - It may be just a matter of weeks before Tuscola finds out if it is chosen as the site for a new Cronus fertilizer plant. The Douglas County town is competing with a location in Iowa for that plant.
The plant would mean a huge economic boost for the region. "You're talking about a $1.2 billion investment," State Senator Chapin Rose, (R) Mahomet, told WAND News. "You're talking about a thousand construction jobs, 200 permanent jobs."
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Illinois offers tax breaks to woo fertilizer plant
Illinois is looking to bring a new fertilizer production facility to the state by offering as much as $35 million in seed money. Illinois’ Senate voted on Friday to provide the funding to the owners of Cronus Chemical LLC for building a new fertilizer production facility in Tuscola.
Cronus Chemical claims it is also being courted by Iowa officials.