DECATUR — Tate & Lyle has confirmed its plans to demolish the historic former A.E. Staley Mfg. Co pump house in Lake Decatur — and said the work is already underway.
Responding to a request for comment from the Herald & Review, Anna Taylor, Corporate Public Relations Manager, Communications, said: “We have filed the paperwork and are now working with the appropriate local and state officials to move through the process towards demolition of the Pump House.
“Some limited demo activity is taking place now and the demolition process will continue over the next year.”
The Herald & Review reported on the future of the pump house Sunday.
Contact Tony Reid at (217) 421-7977. Follow him on Twitter: @TonyJReid
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