Intel delays Ohio plant groundbreaking, cites stalled federal legislation
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Intel is delaying the groundbreaking of a $20 billion chip-manufacturing plant in central Ohio.
The facility, announced earlier this year and to be built in a section of Licking County that will be annexed into New Albany, will postpone its groundbreaking event originally scheduled for July 22.
An Intel representative told NBC4 that work continues on the project, with only the groundbreaking delayed. The move may be a way to prompt Congress to resume work on the CHIPS Act, which has been stalled since both houses passed differing versions of the legislation.
“We are excited to begin construction on a new leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing plant in Ohio and grateful for the support of Governor [Mike] DeWine, the state government and all our partners in Ohio. As …
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