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Major Economic Development project announced in West Virginia

September 14th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Berkshire Hathaway, the giant headed by Warren Buffett, is making a major investment in West Virginia. Members of the West Virginia Economic Development Authority formally agreed to sell the former site of Century Aluminum to Berkshire Hathaway Energy during a meeting this week.  The deal calls for 200 jobs within three years, although officials have said there is potential for 1,000. Overall, it’s a $300 million project with the possibility of attracting more manufacturers as tenants at the site. Governor Jim Justice officially announced the deal Tuesday morning saying it is just the latest step in West Virginia’s resurgence…