Archive for November 6th, 2017

Piketon Village Council member Jennifer Chandler and Mayor Billy Spencer stand next to one of several signs in town that opposes the landfill under construction at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. photo: Eric Albrecht, Dispatch
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Piketon fights construction of radioactive waste dump

PIKETON — “The federal government already has spent $53 million of a $350 million project on what will essentially be a 100-acre landfill at the far northeast corner of the sprawling 3,777-acre nuclear complex. On any given day, giant earth-moving equipment tears into the landscape there and as many as 75 […]

EPA sets public hearing in Charleston on repealing Clean Power Plan
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EPA sets public hearing in Charleston on repealing Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON, DC — “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will hold a public hearing later this month in Charleston on the Trump administration’s effort to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The EPA announced in a press […]