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Reaction to Kewaunee nuclear plant closing
County losing major employer, property taxes
Updated: Monday, 22 Oct 2012, 9:54 AM CDT
Published : Monday, 22 Oct 2012, 9:54 AM CDT
KEWAUNEE (AP) – Local officials say losing the Kewaunee nuclear power plant will have a major impact on the area’s economic landscape.
Kewaunee County Administrator Edward Dorner says the plant is one of the county’s largest employers with about 400 workers. Dorner says the county will also lose an annual $900,000 utility tax payment from the state when the plant closes next year.
Read more at WLUK Fox 11.
How will this affect the local economy and what did the Obama administration have with their regulations which helped speed up the shut down of the plant?