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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).
Clinton Peterson, Mitch Pryor (NNL), Brian O’Neil (LANL)
Transactions | Volume 113 | Number 1 | October 2015 | Pages 1339-1342