Coal Industry http://wyso.org en Middletown Plant Part Of Trend Towards Natural Gas, Away From Coal http://wyso.org/post/middletown-plant-part-trend-towards-natural-gas-away-coal <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6e5c90f3-e0fe-7507-de44-fb2a06f5abd0"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Plans for a new natural gas-fired power plant have been announced in Middletown. The plant would employ 300-400 people for about three years of construction, and 25-30 when it is up and running in 2018. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:24:11 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45254 at http://wyso.org Middletown Plant Part Of Trend Towards Natural Gas, Away From Coal Environmental Advocates, Lawmakers Want Answers On EPA Chief Resignation http://wyso.org/post/environmental-advocates-lawmakers-want-answers-epa-chief-resignation <p>The Ohio EPA official who recently resigned is serving the last day of his tenure Friday. George Elmaraghy sent a letter in August telling employees the Kasich administration wanted him gone due to pressure from the coal industry. Ohio Public Radio's Andy Chow has been following the story and spoke to Emily McCord for PoliticsOhio.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Emily McCord: Bring us up to speed on the situation surround George Elmaraghy’s resignation in August.</p><p></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 17:37:21 +0000 Emily McCord 39195 at http://wyso.org Environmental Advocates, Lawmakers Want Answers On EPA Chief Resignation