|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Jun 2009 14:39:17 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE, RADIATION: Nuclear power at Portsmouth (OH)?|
Duke, partners, explore Ohio nuclear site By Bruce Henderson Charlotte Observer June 18, 2009Duke Energy said today it will join four partners to explore construction of a nuclear plant, its first in the Midwest, at a federal site in southern Ohio.
Duke made the announcement in Piketon, Ohio, with nuclear vendor Areva; fuel supplier USEC Inc., which leases much of the 3,700-acre site; UniStar Nuclear Energy, which provides licensing, construction and operating services; and the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative, an economic development agency.
The Energy Department's Portsmouth site in Piketon opened in the 1950s to enrich uranium for use in nuclear fuel and defense applications. It's now undergoing cleanup for contamination.
The "clean energy park" the group envisions is part of an Energy Department program to turn former weapons sites into energy producers. The partners will seek federal funding for the project's initial phase.
... For the entire article, see http://www.charlotteobserver.com/breaking/story/787160.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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