“Leeper Act,” lifts Kentucky’s 33-year-old moratorium on nuclear power plant construction

Commonwealth of KentuckyGovernor's OfficeMEDIA ADVISORYContact: Woody [email protected] Bevin to Ceremonially Sign “Leeper Act”Wednesday in PaducahSB 11 lifts 33-year-old moratorium on nuclear power plant constructionFRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin will join state and local officials in Paducah on Wednesday to ceremonially sign the recently enacted Senate Bill 11. The legislation, known as …

Kentucky is on the cusp of doing what was once unthinkable: opening the door to nuclear power.

Above: FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, fog hovers over a mountaintop as a cutout depicting a coal miner stands at a memorial to local miners killed on the job in Cumberland, Ky. The Republican-controlled Kentucky state legislature is on the cusp of lifting its decades-long moratorium on nuclear energy, a move …

Kentucky on verge of lifting nuclear moratorium

James Bruggers , @jbruggers 10:23 a.m. ET March 8, 2017 Nuclear critic says no nuclear power plants will likely come to Kentucky any time soon because of their costs A bill that would overturn a three-decade-old law that effectively bars construction of nuclear power plants in Kentucky is on the verge of passing the General …

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to begin review of site for TVA nuclear plant in Oak Ridge

January 12th, 2017 by Dave Flessner The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced today that it has accepted for review the early site permit application from the Tennessee Valley Authority to build small modular reactors on the site of the abandoned Clinch River Breeder Reactor scrapped by the federal government nearly four decades ago. TVA submitted the …

Nuclear power bill approved by Kentucky Senate

For Immediate Release March 1, 2016 Nuclear power bill approved by Senate FRANKFORT—A bill that would lift a long-standing moratorium on nuclear power plants in the state, was approved today by the Kentucky Senate. Senate Bill 89 would amend Kentucky Revised Statutes to change the requirement that facilities have means of permanent disposal of nuclear …

Laying the Foundations for Preemptive Nuclear War Against Iran

Laying the Foundations for Preemptive Nuclear War Against Iran By Nile Bowie Global Research, May 27, 2012 nilebowie.blogspot.ca URL of this article: http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=31068 As prospects for a preemptive strike on Iran remain ever present, the recent round of talks between the P5+1 and Iran in Baghdad on May 23rd, 2012 have resulted in a familiar …

For immediate release: 05/24/12

For immediate release: 05/24/12 This press release is posted with some amazing hyper-links at: http://today.time4hemp.com/2012/05/24/spend-6-days-at-fukushima-and-take-time-4-hemp.aspx (Click on http://www.time4hemp.biz/podcast/today/046-Time-4-A-Hemp-Answer.mp3 to listen to a short promo) SPEND 6 DAYS AT FUKUSHIMA WHILE TAKING TIME 4 HEMP! On May 25, 2012 'Time 4 Hemp - LIVE!' launches an every Friday segment for 6-weeks focused on the disaster at …