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Abandoned GM Plant Gets New Buyer

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A former GM employee stands in front of the plant being purchased by Dove, Ohio-based Brownfield Communities Development Co.
8:24AM
December 31, 2012

Officials in the city of Ontario say they’ve reached an agreement to sell the plant GM shuttered nearly three years ago.

Southern Ohio Nuclear Plant Far From A Done Deal

12:00AM
June
18, 2009

No nuclear plant has been built in the U.S. since the 1979 partial meltdown at the 3 Mile Island Plant in Pennsylvania…..but plans were unveiled Thursday to research the possibility of building one in Southern Ohio. The proposed site is near the grounds of a former uranium-enrichment plant in Piketon. That’s where utility and government officials announced details of the project.

Some Piketon Residents Unhappy About Nuclear Power Plant

Sheila Ferrell is a life-long resident of Piketon. Ferrell is against a nuclear power plant coming to her town. She's afraid of the health risks.
12:00AM
June 17, 2009

Nuclear Power is drawing mixed reviews among residents of Southern Ohio Governor Strickland and other officials Thursday are expected to announce plans to build a nuclear power plant in Piketon. Some residents welcome the thousands of jobs the plant would create; others worry about the health risks.

Delphi Unions Approve New Contract

12:00AM
June
29, 2007

The United Auto Workers says members nationwide have approved a new labor agreement with auto parts maker Delphi.

Ethanol Plant Planned for NW Ohio on Hold

12:00AM
January
24, 2007

Development officials in northwest Ohio say plans for a new ethanol plant in Defiance County are on hold.<

Smokestacks in Columbus to come down this morning

12:00AM
February
15, 2005

Spectators will have to find their own vantage points if they want to watch officials demolish three smokestacks in Columbus this morning. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and others are expected to help detonate charges on each of the 272-foot-tall smokestacks at 10:00 am.

Incinerator smokestacks fall

12:00AM
February
15, 2005

A trio of smokestacks have been turned to rubble today as crews began the demolition of a trash-burning power plant on the south side of Columbus.

Ohio prison meat plant keeps close track of knives and other sharp instruments.

12:00AM
December
15, 2004

A group of prisoners at the Pickaway Correctional Institution in Orient has started training as meat-cutters at a new slaughterhouse and processing plant on prison grounds in Orient. Its part of a plan by the Ohio Department of Rehabilition and Corrections to save taxpayers millions of dollars annually and give inmates a marketable job skill. But, inmates with knives? The head of the state prison system says not to worry.

New meat processing plant opens at state prison

12:00AM
December
14, 2004

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections anticipates savings for taxpayers and job training for inmates as new meat processing plant begins production.

SWACO says no to south Columbus tire plant

12:00AM
January
6, 2004

The board of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO)unanimously Tuesday defeated a resolution authorizing a tire processing plant to move into the city’s southside.