OHIO SAYS PUCO RULING OKS ORMET, AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER PACT
(The following is a reformatted version of a press release issued by the Ohio Governor’s Office and received via electronic mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.)
STATEMENT ON PUCO RULING ON ORMET & AEP AGREEMENT
COLUMBUS - In response to the Public Utility Commission of Ohio's (PUCO) ruling to approve an agreement between Ormet Corp. and American Electric Power, Press Secretary Rob Nichols released the following statement on behalf of the Kasich Administration: "Ormet is a vital part of southeast Ohio's economy and the Administration has worked to encourage efforts among the independent stakeholders to craft a successful, sustainable future for the company and its employees. Today's ruling by the PUCO is an important part of the process and the governor applauds the Commission's decision. There's still more work to do, but this was an encouraging step forward today."
Rob Nichols, (330) 760-7582, Rob.Nichols@governor.ohio.gov<mailto:Rob.Nichols@governor.ohio.gov>