Each Dec. 7, communities across the country commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor. This year, the ceremony at West Virginia University will integrate a new piece of history.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Proposals to build two ethane cracker plants – one in Wood County, West Virginia, and another in Belmont County, Ohio – have fizzled.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Ohio environmental regulators have canceled key permits needed for an underground natural gas liquids storage facility proposed along the Ohio River.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Daelim Chemical USA, a major investment partner in a proposed ethane cracker plant in Belmont County, Ohio, across the river from Moundsville, West Virginia, announced on Tuesday that it is exiting the project.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A new report by the Trump administration suggests the Ohio Valley’s growing petrochemical industry could be an unprecedented source of economic opportunity and growth when the county, and region, eventually emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. But the assessment is drawing criticism from environmental groups and some financial analysts that warn the risk is growing for plastics and petrochemical manufacturers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Environmental groups have reached a settlement agreement with a petrochemical company in Ohio to beef up air pollution controls at a proposed…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia lawmakers heard testimony Tuesday from a top Department of Energy official that the federal government is prioritizing building out a…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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