Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued the following statement regarding an announcement from Moundsville Power regarding planned construction of a new natural gas power plant in Marshall County.
"For several years, we have worked hard to make the most of the increased energy production associated with the development of the Marcellus and Utica Shales. The announcement by Moundsville Power is exciting news for the Mountain State," Gov. Tomblin said. "This investment is an opportunity for our state to ensure the development of our natural resources resulting in good paying jobs -- created in West Virginia, for West Virginians."