May 2, 2024

Commissioners hear pitch for natural gas


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

While solar companies have dominated the conversation in Union County lately, they aren’t the only ones looking to be part of the energy discussion.

Mitch Given with The Empowerment Alliance (TEA), an organization that supports natural gas expansion, told the county commissioners last week that gas is what the county should be looking toward.

“We just want to, number one, get out and remind people the good news of natural gas and the shale play in Ohio and how that’s changed things as far as energy in Ohio and our ability to grow,” he said.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, “shale plays” refer to a “set of discove…

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