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OPSB schedules public hearing for Oregon Clean Energy Center

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Feb. 13, 2013) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide residents an opportunity to testify about Oregon Clean Energy’s proposal to construct a new natural gas-fired electric generating facility in Oregon, Ohio.

The local public hearing is scheduled for:

April 2, 2013 at 6 p.m.
Oregon City Council Chambers
5330 Seaman Road
Oregon, Ohio 43616

The 799 megawatt (MW) Oregon Clean Energy Center would utilize advanced gas and steam  turbine, combined-cycle technology to generate electricity.  The proposed location for the facility consists of approximately 30 acres of land on North Lallendorf Road in the city of Oregon.

The adjudicatory hearing in this case will begin on April 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. in Hearing Room 11-C at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the Oregon Clean Energy Center (case number 12-2959-EL-BGN), is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov.

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The OPSB  reviews applications for the construction of major utility facilities in Ohio. Together with Ohio's elected officials, citizen stakeholders and the energy industry, the OPSB strives to build a strong and competitive future for Ohio future.

For additional information, contact: Matt Butler | (614) 644-7670