Pacific Ethanol opens Stockton plant

October 2008
Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;10/3/2008, Issue 323926, p6
The article reports on the establishment of the new plant of the company Pacific Ethanol in Stockton, California. The plant is capable of producing 60 million gallons of ethanol and 21 million bushels of corn per year. The schedule of the grand opening is on October 10, 2008 at the Port of Stockton.


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