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Bill lifting restrictions on nuclear construction advances in West Virginia
A group of West Virginia state senators—four Republicans and four Democrats—is attempting to overturn the state’s effective ban on nuclear power plant construction.
On Wednesday, their bill, S.B. 4, was approved by the Senate Economic Development Committee. The lead sponsor for the legislation is Sen. Tom Takubo (R., Dist. 17).
Ju Ang Jung, Sang Hun Shin, Jong Jin Kim, Kyoung Joon Choi, Ji Hyun Kim
Transactions | Volume 106 | Number 1 | June 2012 | Pages 1305-1306
Embedded Topical Meeting: Nuclear Fuel and Structural Materials for the Next Generation Nuclear Reactors (NFSM 2012) | Poster Session