A coalition of environmental groups is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to conduct a formal investigation of the under-construction Rover Pipeline and the environmental problems created in Ohio, Kallanish Energy reports.
A major developer of natural gas-fired power plants in Ohio is fighting a plan by Ohio lawmakers to provide a $610 million a year subsidy to electric utilities with aging, uneconomical nuclear and coal-fired power plants.
Ohio’s natural gas production from horizontal wells in the Utica Shale increased by 12.86% in first quarter 2017, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Oil production in that time decreased by 28.82%, the state agency said on Friday in releasing 1Q production data.
A majority of Ohio voters oppose legislation that would allow utility FirstEnergy to charge its customers a special fee to increase funding to its nuclear power plants, according to a new poll conducted for API Ohio.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has started testing groundwater and drinking water wells near a spill along the under-construction Rover natural gas pipeline in northeast Ohio, Kallanish Energy reports.