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New study touts proposed petrochemical plant in Belmont County; experts not so sure

A proposed petrochemical ethane cracker plant along the Ohio River would transform eastern Ohio, bringing 600 permanent jobs and an estimated 6,000 construction jobs, according to a U.S. Department of Energy report released this week. The 75-page report, The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance, which was commissioned by President Donald Trump, paints a rosy picture of how the industry would save the region. “The energy-rich Appalachian region is now the […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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