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October 10, 2012

North Beaver may get gas-fueled electricity plant

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NEW CASTLE — TOWNSHIP REVIEW

James Gagliano, Lawrence County administrator who also is chairman of the North Beaver Township planning commission, said the township planning commission reviewed the plans Monday. The township zoning ordinance requires the company to obtain a conditional use for the property, and the township supervisors have set a public hearing for Nov. 5 to consider it.

The township planning commission gave favorable reviews to the subdivisions and land development plans, he said.

Gagliano commended local engineer Ronald Rizzo for doing an “excellent job” in working with the company for the site and “shoe-horning the facility on site to manage the disturbance of wetlands.”

“it’s very exciting to bring something to Lawrence County,” commented county planning commission member Frank Telesz. “All I ask is that you use the local laborers and vendors in the area.”

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