MN Senate Votes To Lift Nuclear Power Moratorium

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Today the Senate approved an amendment to an energy renewable bill that lifts the moratorium on the expansion of nuclear power in Minnesota.   The ban on nuclear expansion was enacted in 1994, when the legislature approved 17 additional dry casks for nuclear waste storage at Prairie Island.   The bill awaits final Senate approval, likely next week.


Link to the amended bill (Senate File 550)


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