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OPSB schedules public hearing for proposed Butler County power plant

OPSB schedules public hearing for proposed Butler County electric generating facility

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Aug. 18, 2008) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has scheduled a local public hearing to provide citizens with an opportunity to express their views regarding Middletown Coke Company’s application to construct a 67 megawatt electric cogeneration station in Middletown.

The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.
City Building
City Council Chambers,
1 Donham Plaza
Middletown, Ohio

Middletown Coke Company, a subsidiary of SunCoke Energy, is developing a coke oven facility to provide coke to AK Steel's Middletown Works. The company proposes to utilize waste heat from the coke plant to generate electricity.

More information regarding the proposed cogeneration station is available at www.opsb.ohio.gov.

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