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Ohio coal communities project receives sustainability institute grant

Ohio coal communities project receives sustainability institute grant

| April 23, 2021

A research and arts project to document how eastern Ohio has been shaped by changes in the coal industry was awarded a $35,000 grant from the Sustainability Institute at Ohio State. The Ohio Coal Transition: Pathways for Community Resilience is a partnership between The Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, OSU Extension, […]

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Plans revealed for former AEP Power Plant

Plans revealed for former AEP Power Plant

| August 7, 2020

A meeting was held at the former AEP Power Plant on Thursday, Aug. 6 to share the plans of the company that purchased the plant and 2,500 acres. Frontier Group of Companies revealed their plans to clean up the site, demolish some of the buildings and look for new tenants for the new Conesville Industrial […]

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AEP hosts last outdoor education event

AEP hosts last outdoor education event

| May 16, 2019

CONESVILLE – Charlie Dannemiller has volunteered at the AEP Conesville Outdoor Educational Event since it started 20 years ago. “I like being around the kids and seeing them learn,” he said. Dannemiller, an almost 40 year employee of the plant, was just one of many volunteers who spent May 15 helping fifth and sixth graders […]

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Hundreds enjoy AEP’s outdoor educational event

Hundreds enjoy AEP’s outdoor educational event

| May 17, 2018

CONESVILLE – Kaylee Brehm and Weston Lautenschleger got the chance to make it rain at the AEP Conesville Outdoor Educational Event. “It was so much fun,” Brehm said. The Keene Elementary School sixth graders helped Deb Bigelow, program administrator for the Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District with a presentation using her office’s new watershed […]

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AEP provides educational day for students

AEP provides educational day for students

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

CONESVILLE – In the late 1970s and early 1980s there were only two active pairs of reproducing Bald Eagles in Ohio. Today there are around 200 and one of those pairs is located on the AEP Conesville Plant’s land. Almost 800 fifth and sixth graders had the opportunity to view those Bald Eagles on May […]

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AEP hosts educational day

AEP hosts educational day

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

CONESVILLE – The AEP Conesville Plant Outdoor Education Day for area fifth and sixth graders was held May 13. More than 700 students, teachers and chaperones attended the fun and educational day. “Coal fired power plants like ours often get a negative reputation so we do this to show we are doing a lot to […]

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