A small East Texas town known as “Sacul” about 165 miles northeast of Houston, suspended construction of a biomass power plant after a major accident injured and hospitalized two construction workers last week.
The accident was caused by something electrical and involved a brief fire according to Nacogdoches County emergency. The site has since been closed for investigation as Southern Power will take over ownership and operation of the Nacogdoches Generating Facility in the months to come after it goes into commercial operation.
The men who were injured in the accident went to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital before being sent to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, according to a spokesperson at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.
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