Unique SE Washington pulp plant will use wheat straw

From the Capital Press

A one-of-a-kind pulp plant in Eastern Washington will convert wheat straw into pulp that will go into a variety of new products.

When it is operational early next year, Columbia Pulp in Starbuck, Wash., will turn wheat straw into two materials:

• A market-grade pulp sold to paper makers and molded fiber producers.

• A bio-polymer used in dust abatement on roads, de-icing and land application of fertilizers. Read the rest of the article here.