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The Christian County Economic Development Corporation board met for their quarterly meeting this afternoon at Charro Mexican Restaurant, to review ongoing economic development efforts to attract and keep jobs in the county.

Executive director Mary Renner gave her report during the meeting, and told Regional Radio News afterwards that following weeks of preparation, her office—assisted by a team of people—submitted the Corporation's formal application for 50-percent funding for an infrastructure project for the new Taylorville Industrial Park, on June 7th.  Renner said she's hopeful E-D-A funding will be approved

Renner also told the board, that plans were continuing towards a new hotel for Taylorville, as well as potential use of the former Tenaska property northeast of Taylorville for a proposed natural gas to liquid fuel plant with a proposed investment of up to one-point-2 billion dollars.

 
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