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“The rapid deployment of clean energy is unstoppable,” Nilles said. “What is missing in Ohio and too many communities is a plan to help the impacted workers and communities make the transition away from coal. As we mark this historic milestone, we must be honest that policy makers in places like Ohio are falling short of helping their states make this transition.”
Several community players have voiced concerns over the economic impact the closures will have in Adams County.
“There’s a huge financial impact headed our way, and frankly, it doesn’t feel like our concerns are being heard, in either Dayton or Columbus,” Michael Pell, president of First State Bank in Winchester, Ohio, told this news organization.
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