You can read the rest of this story by clicking here.The company this month applied to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for permission to convert an old production well on U.S. Route 422 near Templeton Road to a waste disposal well. If approved, the company would operate three injection wells at the property along with several others in Vienna. If the Warren Township well wins approval, Kleese said he expects to add another 10 or 12 labor positions"I was the first Kleese in over four generations to buy two brand new trucks for the business. We have never been able to do that, and I bought them locally," Kleese, company operations manager, said recently. "We are offering health benefits to our employees for their families and their kids. We do everything legitimately and pay a competitive wage."We had two employees before we started. We have 20 employees now and I just hired two more," he said. Employees Kevin Kot and Marvin Ball were among those hired, or more accurately, rehired. The men, both in their 50s, had lost their jobs at Kleese years ago. After nearly a decade, the two were called back earlier this year.
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