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Bevin Open To Lifting Nuclear Moratorium

Mar 14, 2017
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Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not veto a bill that would lift the state's decades-old ban on nuclear power.

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Kentucky is close to lifting a decades-old moratorium on nuclear waste storage in the state. While Senate Bill 11 also clears a path for the construction of nuclear power plants, a reactor in the commonwealth would still be a long way off.

A Senate bill aimed at exploring the feasibility of nuclear power in the Bluegrass sparked debate in committee Wednesday.