Opportunity for Ohio Energy Policy Changes to Help Save RG Steel Warren Mill

It is always a sad day when an industrial liquidator buys a steel mill, but this is an unfortunate circumstance facing the RG Steel Sparrows Point Plant.  It appears that the RG Steel Warren Plant might be revitalized by its new prospective owner, but I expect this will be a huge and uncertain undertaking.  Changing Ohio’s energy policies that are huge barriers to co-generation of electricity from blast furnace gases could be one component of a revitalization plan to help the RG Steel Warren Plant and other iron and steel mills with blast furnaces in Ohio.

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