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Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia sign pact to develop shale resources

Governors of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have a new agreement to work together to make the most of shale-energy resources that run beneath parts of all three states. The five-page document says that officials in the states will cooperate to promote the region’s shared energy interests. “The issues and opportunities facing our growing oil and gas industry do not ...

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Dominion provides east Ohio customers several options to keep up with payments

Dominion East Ohio customers who struggle to pay their energy bills are encouraged to explore payment plans and government energy assistance programs as winter approaches. Residential and commercial customers who use less than 500,000 cubic feet per year have several assistance options: Budget Billing: Customers can pay a fixed budget amount each month that the company bases off of annual ...

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Some seeking Ohio records on Kasich end up empty-handed

You tend to attract attention when you run for president of the United States. From The New York Times to Buzzfeed to pro-Democratic groups, the office of Ohio Gov. John Kasich has been inundated with public-records requests. Journalists and special-interest and opposition researchers are digging to find out more about the Republican who aspires to the Oval Office. But, more ...

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Expand pact to include fair taxation

Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia wisely agreed last week to cooperate in many ways to make the most of the Marcellus and Utica shales gas development. But the agreement signed by Gov. Tom Wolf, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Gov. John Kasich of Ohio does not address taxation, a major issue across the gas field. The compact pledges ...

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Kasich rolls out plan for federal budget

COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich today drew a map that he said would lead to a balanced federal budget within eight years as president, a map that looks a lot like the map he drew for Ohio as governor. This time, however, he hopes the map leads to the White House. Mr. Kasich unveiled his blueprint at New Hampshire’s Nashua ...

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West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio leaders pledge to help build area’s shale industry

MORGANTOWN — Community members, leaders and government officials from three states gathered Tuesday to collaborate on ideas in regards to the shale industry. The 2015 Tri-State Shale Summit, which took place in Morgantown at the Waterfront Hotel, featured speakers and guest panelists from West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The purpose of the event was to provide a discussion on the ...

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Ohio, W.Va., Pennsylvania combine efforts on gas drilling


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania have agreed to cooperate — rather than compete — in attracting shale-gas development and jobs to their region over the next three years. The states signed an agreement Tuesday during the Tri-State Shale Summit in Morgantown, West Virginia. They agreed to coordinate marketing efforts, workforce development, investment strategies and academic research ...

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Manufacturer to close Cuyahoga Falls plant, leave 53 jobless

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a decision to outsource production has led to the imminent closure of a northeast Ohio manufacturing plant that will leave 53 people without jobs. The Akron Beacon Journal reports TerraSource Global will cease operations of its Cuyahoga Falls facility in December. The plant, which goes by the brand name Pennsylvania Crusher, makes heavy ...

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Ohio and Pennsylvania activity report, October 5-12

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Oil and Gas Management department issued 17 oil and gas permits last week, October 5-12. This total may seem underwhelming compared to the previous week’s eruption of 64 oil and gas permits, but researchers at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health might see a permit cutback as a good thing. The university ...

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