Alabama local government gives approval to incentive package for Blue Origin’s engine manufacturing

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A local government has given its approval to an incentive package for Blue Origin’s engine manufacturing plant.

County commissioners in Madison County, Alabama, voted Wednesday to approve its role in the incentive deal for the BE-4 engine plant, including site preparation and $500,000.

The Huntsville City Council will vote to approve its part of the overall deal Thursday.

The agreement, announced last month, will have Blue Origin build a factory for BE-4 engines in the city should United Launch Alliance select that engine for its Vulcan rocket. [WHNT-TV Huntsville]


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