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County to consider tax breaks for Cob
January 17, 2005
proposal to grant up to $71.3 million in tax breaks
for a proposed power plant near Bonanza will be
taken up Tuesday by the Klamath County Board of
In return for being
exempt from paying taxes, the power plant would
contribute $1 million a year to the county.
The power plant's
developers also asked for a delay while it completed
the siting application process with the state of
Both the county and the
city would have to approve any changes to the
The proposed natural
gas-fired plant would generate about 1,150-megawatts
of electricity, and would be located about three
miles southeast of Bonanza and 21 miles east of
downtown Klamath Falls.
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