Berry, Beebe to Tour Batesville AgriFuels Plant

BATESVILLE, AR - First District Congressman Marion Berry and Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe will both be in Batesville tomorrow to discuss alternative fuel issues.  The two will also tour the FutureFuel Chemical Company at 11 a.m.  FutureFuel employs more than 400 people on a 2,200-acre industrial site just outside of Batesville.

Berry is a longtime advocate for alternative fuel energy.

Topics for the discussion include specific energy sources in Arkansas, such as rice straw and hardwoods for ethanol production.