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Southern Ohio Nuclear Plant Far From A Done Deal

12:00AM
June
18, 2009

No nuclear plant has been built in the U.S. since the 1979 partial meltdown at the 3 Mile Island Plant in Pennsylvania…..but plans were unveiled Thursday to research the possibility of building one in Southern Ohio. The proposed site is near the grounds of a former uranium-enrichment plant in Piketon. That’s where utility and government officials announced details of the project.

Experts Debate Pros And Cons Of Nuclear Energy

12:00AM
June
18, 2009

Governor Strickland and other state officials this morning will announce plans to build a nuclear power plant in Piketon, south of Columbus. Not surprisingly, the debate over the plant has already begun.

Plans For Piketon Plant Will Take Years

12:00AM
June
18, 2009

There’s a lot of the regulation involved in building a nuclear power plant. That means that a Piketon Nuclear Reactor is still many years away from going on-line.

Some Piketon Residents Unhappy About Nuclear Power Plant

Sheila Ferrell is a life-long resident of Piketon. Ferrell is against a nuclear power plant coming to her town. She's afraid of the health risks.
12:00AM
June 17, 2009

Nuclear Power is drawing mixed reviews among residents of Southern Ohio Governor Strickland and other officials Thursday are expected to announce plans to build a nuclear power plant in Piketon. Some residents welcome the thousands of jobs the plant would create; others worry about the health risks.

Voinovich Celebrates Reviving Nuclear Power

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12:00AM
September 26, 2007

Ohio Republican Senator George Voinovich is celebrating after his long time goal of reviving nuclear power took a big step forward.

Iranian Nuclear Crisis Spurred By Security Concerns, Says Former OSU Visiting Prof

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April
11, 2006

A professor of International Relations at the National University of Iran spoke in Columbus Monday. Mahmood Sariolghalam addressed a gathering at Ohio State University where he offered his perspective on the growing Iranian nuclear crisis.