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Top officials from the U.S Department of Energy stops by proposed cracker plant site

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Tags: Energy

WTOV By: Brittany Grego Published August 13, 2020 A top official from the United States Department of Energy is visiting the potential multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant site in Dilles Bottom. First, state and local leaders met in Shadyside to discuss what’s next regarding the project. The U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Commerce, Congressman Bill Johnson, Belmont and Monroe County... Read more »

Protecting U.S. Energy Industry, American Workers

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Tags: Energy

Protecting U.S. Energy Industry, American Workers Wheeling Intelligencer Published on April 22, 2020 The hardworking men and women in America’s energy industry not only power our homes and fuel our cars and trucks across Ohio and the nation — they also play a powerful role in maintaining America’s leadership on the world stage. As the COVID-19 pandemic depresses economies around the world and infl... Read more »

Bill Johnson Statement on PTTGCA Tax Agreements

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after PTTGCA Global Chemical America and Daelim Corporation and the Belmont County commissioners, Mead Township trustees, and the Shadyside Board of Education approved tax agreements which would result in significant payments for the county, township, and school district should the proposed ethane cracker plant proceed: Read more »

Cracker plant progress slow but steady

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The companies that have proposed construction of an ethane cracker plant in Belmont County began 2019 with environmental permits for construction in hand, but they still faced a legal challenge and have note yet made a final investment decision. Read more »

Bill Johnson Statement on Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

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Tags: Energy, Coal

Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after speaking during the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) press conference, where the agency released their final Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, which replaces the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP): Read more »

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