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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, the school announced Tuesday. The research group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania, the school announced Tuesday. The research group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – A survey of more than 150,000 GasBuddy members finds that more than 73% of people will be traveling between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and a majority (83%) plans to take two or more trips. The survey conducted by the travel app, released Tuesday, also found that Memorial Day is the most […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Contributions such as Medical Mutual of Ohio’s $10,000 donation to the Youngstown Business Incubator this morning are crucial as it seeks government funds, YBI’s chief operating officer says. “YBI receives a lot of state and federal funding. In almost all of those instances we are required to have a dollar-for-dollar match. So […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The state-owned Thailand company looking to build a $5 billion cracker plant in Belmont County is also looking for a third partner to finance the venture, published reports say. Trade journals are quoting a Reuters story that quoted PTT Global Chemical’s finance executive vice president, Patiparn Sukorndhaman, as saying the company […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Processing and Distribution Facility downtown slated for closing may not close before the end of the year, a union official said Monday. In the meantime, the processing center, at the main branch of the U.S. Postal Service, is seeing “significant volumes of new work” from other areas, reports James Varner, […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Northern States Metals faced a dilemma in installing the racks it used to make that secured solar panels atop flat roofs: how to protect the panels from winds that could move them out of position if not blow them off. “The panels could be bolted to the roof but that leads to […]

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