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Government: Report: Clean Power Plan Can Keep the Lights On | February 23, 2015

Report: Clean Power Plan Can Keep the Lights On

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State regulators are determining how Ohio will meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon emission reduction goals, and a new report highlights ways the industry can ensure the electric grid stays reliable. Some opponents argue the government’s Clean Power Plan will result in system failures, but the report from the Analysis […]

Government: Port Authority Members Raise Concerns About ADI | February 19, 2015

Port Authority Members Raise Concerns About ADI

VIENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Western Reserve Port Authority’s interim executive director and director of aviation sought to reassure two board members who expressed concerns about Aerodynamics Inc., the carrier that wants to provide service to Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. Martin Loney and John Boccieri raised questions about the fitness of the carrier at Wednesday’s regular […]

Government: State Senators Propose Commission to Review Closings | February 19, 2015

State Senators Propose Commission to Review Closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Sen. Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni and state Sen. Capri Cafaro introduced legislation Thursday to establish a State Facilities Closure Review Commission. The impetus for their bill, they said, was the recently announced decisions to close the Youngstown Developmental Center in Mineral Ridge and the Montgomery Developmental Center in Huber Heights, near […]

Government: ADI Plans Quick Response to Federal Agency’s Letter | February 17, 2015

ADI Plans Quick Response to Federal Agency’s Letter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An executive with Aerodynamics Inc. reports his company will respond “as quickly as possible” to the requests made by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Last week, DOT responded to ADI’s Feb. 5 response to the department’s show-cause order it issued Jan. 22 with a request for additional documentation. “We are working to […]

Government: DOT ‘Encouraged’ But Wants More Info from ADI | February 16, 2015

DOT ‘Encouraged’ But Wants More Info from ADI

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The U.S. Department of Transportation is “highly encouraged” by the actions Aerodynamics Inc. has taken to alleviate the concerns expressed in its Jan. 22 show cause order (READ STORY), but is requesting additional information before it signs off on withdrawing that filing. “For example, more information is required concerning any relationships and […]

Government: Ryan, Sensenbrenner Reintroduce Addiction Legislation | February 13, 2015

Ryan, Sensenbrenner Reintroduce Addiction Legislation

WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan and Jim Sensenbrenner yesterday reintroduced the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. The legislation provides for a “robust response to the twin epidemics of opioid and heroin addiction” that encompasses prevention, law enforcement strategies and the expansion of evidence-based treatment, according to a news release from Ryan’s office. Ryan […]