Small Nuke Plants May Be In Washington’s Future

Posted by Steve Leader on August 14, 2014
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A panel of Washington state lawmakers is planning to visit a Portland company that makes small nuclear reactors to generate electricity. The story was first reported by KGW News.

The company, NuScale, describes its nuclear reactors as simple, small, and extraordinarily safe. The federal government is helping fund research on the reactors in Corvallis.

The chair of a Washington state …

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