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‘Angry and stunned’: AMP abandons Meigs project
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‘Angry and stunned’: AMP abandons Meigs project

COLUMBUS — “American Municipal Power has announced its abandoning plans to develop its Letart Falls site in Meigs County into a natural gas combined-cycle generation plant in favor of buying one in Fremont, Ohio. In a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, AMP announced it has entered into a non-binding memorandum […]

City awaits AMP data on project
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City awaits AMP data on project

MARTINSVILLE, VA — “Martinsville officials now think it will be mid-December before they receive from American Municipal Power (AMP) details about a power plant project in Ohio in which the city may participate. That is because of the many technical aspects involved in changing a coal-fired project into a natural-gas […]

Painesville City Council narrowly passes AMP contract
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Painesville City Council narrowly passes AMP contract

PAINESVILLE — “Despite strong opposition, Painesville City Council has narrowly adopted a power purchase agreement through American Municipal Power Inc. With a majority vote of 4-3, council members passed the resolution, which is worth $3.3 million over the six-year life of the AMP contract. Ward I Councilman Andrew Flock, Ward […]

AMP’s permitting path: Are Meigs Countians ready for round two?
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AMP’s permitting path: Are Meigs Countians ready for round two?

COLUMBUS — “Four years worth of public meetings regarding a prolonged permitting process for the coal-fired American Municipal Power Generating Station had many local residents feeling burned and burn out when the project was nixed. With AMP now wishing to resurrect the project as a natural gas combined cycle power […]

AMP officials return to Meigs County
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AMP officials return to Meigs County

POMEROY — “What do Bobby Ewing, Freddie Kruger, Brett Favre and the American Municipal Power Generating Station all have in common — they all came back from the dead. Yesterday, officials with American Municipal Power made their first public appearance in Meigs County since last year, when November brought the […]

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AMP panel delayed

MARTINSVILLE, VA — “Martinsville City Council on Tuesday decided on the scope of work for a new power advisory committee but postponed appointing people to the panel. The committee will examine information from various sources pertaining to a natural gas-fired power plant proposed for construction in Meigs County, Ohio, by […]

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AMP’ing up for new plant

LETART FALLS — In this area, people know at least something about how coal-fired power plants work but what about power plants powered by natural gas? This month, American Municipal Power announced selecting the project team of Ramco/Burns & McDonnell to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the […]

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Details of AMP panel discussed

MARTINSVILLE — “How much involvement should a new Citizens Power Advisory Committee have in examining a proposed American Municipal Power (AMP) project? That is what Martinsville City Council is trying to figure out. The council on Tuesday decided to appoint the committee during its next meeting, on Sept. 28. At […]

AMP plant design team chosen: Online date 2014
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AMP plant design team chosen: Online date 2014

LETART FALLS — “American Municipal Power’s plans to build a natural gas combined cycle power plant in Meigs County doesn’t appear to be running out of, well, gas. AMP has selected the project team of Ramco/Burns & McDonnell to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the American Municipal […]

AMP’s former foes: No plans to block new plant
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AMP’s former foes: No plans to block new plant

CHICAGO — “The Natural Resources Defense Council, which brought multiple legal battles to American Municipal Power to stop its coal-fired power plant, has no plans to fight AMP’s proposed natural gas combined cycle plant for Meigs County, according to spokesperson Josh Mogerman. Mogerman, speaking Friday from the NRDC’s Midwest office […]