Kentucky lawmakers are set to pass a bill with the hope it will help a uranium enrichment plant in Paducah create new operations. House Bill 559 would allow the Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Paducah to use depleted uranium tails and either re-enrich or sell those tails. The state bill is only steps away from becoming… Continue reading Kentucky Lawmakers Push Bill To Help Keep Paducah Uranium Plant Alive
Kentucky state senators will get their first budgetary reports in committee this week, which starts the final step in the budget process. The Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee received a report today on the differences between the budget Governor Steve Beshear originally proposed and the changes the House made to that plan. Many senators didn’t… Continue reading Senate Changes to Budget Are Certain, Leeper Says
Despite the radiation leak at a nuclear power plant in Japan, a lawmaker maintains that Kentucky shouldn’t give up on the prospect of using atomic energy but environmentalists maintain their concerns about potential problems.