INFRASTRUCTURE. The County of Hamilton in Ohio recently hired Roetzel & Andress, LPA, an Ohio-based firm, to work on the implementation of the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act, according to filings. Diana Feitl, former legislative assistant to ex-Rep. Betty Sutton, (D-Ohio) will work on the account.
AGRICULTURE. A Peruvian blueberries growers association, ProArandano, signed Federal Strategies Group, Inc. to work on issues related to the importation of blueberries from Peru. Xavier Equihua, former co-president of the U.S.-South Africa Avocado Committee and of the U.S.-Peru Blueberry Council, will work on the account.
Federal Strategies Group, Inc., also was hired by the South African Avocado Growers Association (SAAGA) to work on issues related to the importation of avocados from South Africa. Equihua will also work on the account. NUCLEAR ENERGY. Kromek USA hired the Consilio Group to lobby on issues involving radiation and nuclear detection devices.
Oliver Meissner, the firm’s CEO and co-founder of the United States Transportation, Energy and Technology Alliance, will work on the account. HOUSING. The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara in California signed BSA Impact to work on public housing issues. William Simpson, the firm’s president, will work on the account.