New Coal Processing Facility Planned in West Virginia

Frontier Applied Sciences subsidiary Frontieras North America revealed plans this week to build a new processing plant in Mason County, West Virginia that will manufacturer a “cleaner version” of coal using a proprietary technology. The facility will use the firm’s patented Solid Carbon Fractionation (SCF) technology to extract volatiles, moisture, and contaminates from coal, waste plastics and…

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Ohio Maritime Assistance Program

Notice to Ohio Public Port Authorities   Origin:   The Maritime Assistance Program (MAP) was created by HB 166 of the 133rd General Assembly MAP information can be found in ORC 5501.91   Fiscal:   Grants require a 50% match (e.g. for every grant dollar awarded it must be matched by a dollar from the…

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Notice of Public Meeting: 2021 Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes & Ohio River Division (LRD), will hold a VIRTUAL 2021 Ohio River Basin Inspection Tour (ORBIT). The intent of these engagements is to provide an opportunity to meet with our senior leadership, including the LRD Division Commander, Division Directors and District Commanders. In addition to our team members,…

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Safe Barging of Frack Wastewater from Pittsburgh to OH Begins Soon

Last December MDN brought you the exclusive news that barging of shale wastewater (produced water) had finally been approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and that it would begin during the first quarter of this year (see Barging Fracked Wastewater on Ohio River Approved! Starts in 1Q21). Don’t look now, but that fact finally appeared on…

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Economic Impact of Inland Waterways on Illinois

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals (IRPT) has partnered with the Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) to promote the economic impact on the Nation’s Inland Waterways. The National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has released waterways profiles for the economic impact of the inland waterways for states including Illinois. Ranked 8th in the nation with 1,100 miles of navigable…

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