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Pipeline to run to Gulf

March 8, 2013 MOUNDSVILLE — More than 200,000 barrels of ethane, propane, butane and other forms of natural gas liquids could be shipped from the Upper Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast via the planned Bluegrass... more »»

Two indicted in dumping

March 1, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — A federal grand jury has indicted two local men investigators say were responsible for dumping oilfield brine and crude into a storm sewer, along with a Youngstown company. more »»

Group concerned about drilling

February 19, 2013 LISBON — A local group opposed to surface drilling in Beaver Creek State Park is turning its attention to drilling companies that may want to withdraw water from the Little Beaver Creek. more »»

Patriot, ODNR at odds again

February 19, 2013 The treatment of brine wastewater from fracking has become a point of contention between the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Patriot Water Treatment LLC, a Lisbon-based company that... more »»

Command change set in Vienna

February 19, 2013 VIENNA — A Change of Command Ceremony will be held at the 910th Airlift Wing of the Youngstown Air Reserve Station at the beginning of March as Col. more »»

Dog finds other bones in Youngstown yard

February 19, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — James Dutting said he knew right away what it was when one of his dogs placed the ‘‘treat’’ in his yard Saturday afternoon on the rural East Side. more »»

Pipeline to progress?

February 19, 2013 KENSINGTON — On a hill between state Route 644 and Tunnel Hill Road about eight miles southwest of Salem in Columbiana County, people from as far away as New Zealand are building the county’s first... more »»

Ethane cracker plant planned

February 15, 2013 MOUNDSVILLE — An ethane cracker should bring about $500 million worth of investment and as many as 125 permanent, full-time jobs to West Virginia’s northern panhandle on the Ohio border, local... more »»

Hearing today on brine-hauling permit

February 14, 2013 WARREN — The owner of Hardrock Excavating LLC, one of the companies at the center of allegations over the illegal discharge of oilfield waste, will get a chance today to argue why the company’s... more »»

Patriot treating D&L oilfield waste

February 14, 2013 WARREN — The oilfield waste from D&L Energy in Youngstown being treated at Warren’s Patriot Water Treatment contains ‘‘very light amounts of salt, some mud, sand and very, very light metals,’’... more »»

Sen. Portman questions nominee on pensions

February 14, 2013 The man nominated to fill the U.S. Treasury secretary post is being questioned about the treasury department’s involvement in decisions to cut the pensions of thousands of Delphi salaried retirees. more »»

Amount of dumped waste unclear

February 12, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — Crews have sucked more than 100,000 gallons from storm drains and the Mahoning River during their cleanup of improperly discharged oilfield waste, but that amount does not necessarily... more »»

Hagan pushing bills after Youngstown brine dump

February 12, 2013 A bill expanding the requirements for gas and oil well drillers in Ohio to report chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing languished in a House committee last year, but now it’s back among a handful... more »»

Safe Routes plan ready for approval

February 12, 2013 HOWLAND — A revised Safe Routes to School Plan aimed at increasing the number of students walking or biking to Howland Middle School is in its final stages before being sent to the state for funding. more »»

Area news briefs

February 12, 2013 Boil alert issued for Brookfield, Hubbard A boil advisory was put into effect at 4 p.m. Monday for parts of Brookfield and Hubbard townships due to a water main break. more »»

Blessing those who serve

February 12, 2013 The second annual Bless the Badge, which recognized the city’s safety forces for their service to the community, was held Monday night. more »»

Airport approves $500M gas deal

February 9, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Allegheny County Airport Authority approved a deal Friday with Consol Energy that could be worth $500 million for rights to drill for natural gas and oil at Pittsburgh... more »»

Brine-dumping reports came in repeatedly

February 8, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — Anonymous complaints of illegal dumping on Salt Springs Road had come in repeatedly throughout January until state inspectors finally caught one in the act on Jan. more »»

Local railroad right-of-way could run drilling waterlines

February 7, 2013 EAST LIVERPOOL — Another potential buyer found for the Columbiana County Port Authority’s railroad is planning to continue operating the railroad and use the right-of-way to run waterlines to... more »»

 
 

 

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