SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 27, 2007 07:01 ET

Northern Ohio Flooding Endangers Manufacturing at More Than 100 Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - August 27, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Record rainfall in Northern Ohio during the last week has pushed the Blanchard River over 7 feet past flood stage, causing thousands to be forced to evacuate homes and businesses. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has declared a state of emergency in nine counties (Allen, Crawford, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, Richland, Seneca, Van Wert, Wyandot) that have been hardest hit by the storms and resulting flooding. In addition to the homes and small businesses that have been devastated by these unruly acts of Mother Nature, over 100 heavy manufacturing plants are also within the danger area.

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