Emerald Forest Products, Inc. Sawmill & Shavings plant

Funding will help complete a partially constructed mill where $6 million has already been invested. Once complete, this sawmill be the only operational sawmill within 140 mile radius, allowing it to play a major role in suppling construction material for the Treasure Valley area of Idaho. The mill will also serve as a fuel source backup for aproposed 20MW biomass power plant scheduled to be constructed next door to the mill.

Idaho's Numbers
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Number of jobs created or saved by the Recovery Act:


Recover Act funds made available to support jobs:

$1.8 Billion

Recovery Act funds that have already been spent:

$1.1 Billion

Number of working families receiving tax relief that can be put to use immediately:

500,000 Million

Number of Recovery Act-backed small business loans :


Miles of highway improved across the state:


Number of clean energy projects :


Number of homes that will be weatherized :


Number of students getting Pell Grants to help pay college tuition:


Number of education jobs funded by the Recovery Act:



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