Burdette touts area for cracker plant
Wood County is where the people who are proposing to build an ethane cracker facility want to be, officials said Monday night.
Area Roundtable meeting to discuss cracker plant
The proposed ethane cracker plant announcement is expected to be one of the topics of discussion Monday during the Area Roundtable's annual meeting in Parkersburg.
West Virginia Metro
Commissioner: Wood County showing state it works
The groundbreaking for a possible petrochemical complex in Wood County will likely come years from now, if it happens at all.
Charleston Daily Mail
Officials say cracker plant would boost economy
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- Lawmakers say their reductions in state business taxes helped court a Brazilian chemical corporation to build a new petrochemical complex in Wood County.
SABIC to close in 2015
Shortly before Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the possibility of a new ethane cracker plant in Wood County, employees at SABIC were told their jobs would end in less than two years.
Tom's of Maine names winners of $150K in grants
Fifteen nonprofits from Maine to Washington are sharing $150,000 in grants as winners of Tom's of Maine's fifth annual ''50 States for Good'' program.