uranium enrichment

Kentucky’s Nuclear Future Melts Down to Lawsuits

Kentucky’s Nuclear Future Melts Down to Lawsuits

Neighbors for an Ohio Valley Alternative By Geoffrey Sea [Read Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV of this series] The Commonwealth of Kentucky may sue the federal government to compel cleanup of the now-closing uranium enrichment site at Paducah, according to the governor and the state attorney general. The quasi-privatized operator of […]

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    Paducah Closure Throws Nuclear Policy into Chaos

    Paducah Closure Throws Nuclear Policy into Chaos

      Geoffrey Sea   Environmentalists should be jubilant as the dinosaurian uranium enrichment plant at Paducah, Kentucky, nears expiration as soon as May. Based on antiquated gaseous diffusion technology, the facility is the largest single-meter power consumer on the planet, eating as much electricity as the city of St. Louis. It is likely the largest […]