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Bill Would Make Nuclear An Option Again In WVa

Law360 (February 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lawmakers in West Virginia, which gets nearly all of its electricity from coal, have penned legislation that would repeal a ban on the construction of nuclear power plants in the state.

The bill, introduced Thursday by four Democratic state senators and two Republicans, was referred to the Committee on Energy, Industry and Mining and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.

If it becomes law, the bill will do away with several hurdles for new nuclear plants, including a requirement that the United States have a...
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