W. Va. lawmakers vote down bill to lift nuclear-construction ban

02/25/2010 | WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, W.Va.)

A Senate panel in West Virginia rejected legislation seeking to lift a moratorium on the construction of nuclear plants. The bill would have erased language in state code prohibiting new nuclear facilities until a waste-storage facility is built. "We are a coal and natural gas state," said state Sen. Richard Browning, who opposed the measure.

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