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CLP wins Beckjord Redevelopment Project

KEY would like to congratulate one of our valued client partners, Commercial Liability Partners, LLC (CLP) for their acquisition from Duke Energy, AEP, and Dayton Power and Light, of the Beckjord power plant. Located in New Richmond, Ohio. The Beckjord facility sits in a strategic location along the banks of the Ohio River 30 miles east of Cincinnati. To read the press release, please click on the "Read More" button.

KEY assisted CLP prior to the sale with development of a comprehensive environmental management plan for the site, including identification of future investigation, design, permitting, and closure requirements. As CLP proceeds with their re-development efforts, KEY will play a significant role to assist with the engineering design and closure plans for the various former coal ash disposal facilities located at the site. Additionally KEY and our affiliate company Field and Technical Services (FTS) will assist in meeting the environmental permit and compliance requirements for the project, including groundwater monitoring and NPDES permit compliance activities. To learn more about this announcement, please click on the below link. Announcement

Brian Dummer Joins KEY

KEY welcomes Brian Dummer P.E., Senior Project Manager. He comes to KEY from Noble Energy, where for the past 5 years he was involved in water management planning, including sourcing, conveyance, and storage of fresh and produced water. Brian will work with Oil and Gas clients on projects related to siting design, permitting, water management, and other related services. Brian also has extensive experience with site development, civil design, and construction projects including the transit oriented developments for the CityCenter Englewood and the Arista Broomfield in Colorado. Natives of Colorado, the Dummer’s and their two boys live in Peter’s Township, PA just off the Montour Trail where they enjoy biking and hiking as a family.

KEY acquires Green Energy Initiatives, LLC

KEY has acquired the assets of Green Energy Initiatives, LLC (GEI) of St. Clairsville, OH. This represents the first acquisition for KEY. GEI provided environmental consulting and services to the Ohio Valley. The owner of GEI, Mr. James G. Lewis, will be joining KEY as a Senior Project Manager. Mr. Lewis will continue to pursue opportunities in the Ohio Valley serving his current clients and enhancing his services with the additional resources KEY can provide. Other staff members of GEI will be offered positions under the agreement. To read the press release, please click on the "Read More" button.

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FTS-KEY Oil and Gas Marketing

FTS and KEY have combined marketing forces to pursue work in the Oil and Gas industry. With the creation of the a new web site designed to drive “traffic” to our web sites, the new site can be found at With that, Vicki Bomberger also updated the FTS webpage to reflect the services being performed. Also, a combined advertisement is up on the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA) web site.

And finally, if driving along Interstate 70 between Wheeling, WV and Washington, PA, keep your eyes open around mile marker 3 where a roadside billboard supporting the combined companies efforts for the OIL and GAS Industry sites prominently along the highway. Designed in cooperation with Lamar Advertising, this is FTS and KEY’s first reach into this advertising medium.

Dr. Tom Jordan to speak at Geospatial Conference

Dr. Tom Jordan P.G., from KEY’s Volant, PA office, and Mark Limbruner of Range Resources will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Geospatial Information and Technology Association Conference (GITA) to be held March 5 & 6, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ. Tom and Mark will be presenting their paper on “a GIS based work flow to optimize the approach for buried hazard mapping projects”. To learn about their presentation, please click on the link to GITA

PIOGA Annual Meeting

Jim Zubrow and Karl Churman attended