©2013 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL
Jefferson-Cocke County Utility District General Manager Tommy Bible, shown
speaking last month at an economic forum, presented an overview of capital
projects to JCCUD board of commissioners last week.
|Published: 9:22 AM, 02/05/2013
Author: David Popiel
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
During the next six years, Jefferson Cocke County Utility
District is looking to spend over $8 million for new gas lines and expansion
The major unknown is the level of investment necessary if
the gas utility is to supply natural gas to the proposed Megasite in Jefferson
County near I-81. And this project infrastructure alone could cost upwards of
Jefferson Cocke County Utility District (JCCUD) General
Manager Tommy Bible and Operations Manager Danny Barding presented an overview
of capital projects to the board of commissioners at the Jan. 31 meeting.
"We have no idea how much gas would be
required" for the Megasite announced late last year, said Bible. The site
is proposed to be on at least 1,800 acres and suitable for a large automotive
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