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City Council opposes construction of a Piketon nuclear waste facility

City Council: Members oppose construction of a Piketon nuclear waste facility, The Post , 8 Feb 18

Athens City Council passed a resolution Monday night opposing the construction of a nuclear waste disposal facility in Piketon.

The Village of Piketon conducted an independent survey of the 10-acre site and found that there are fractures in the bedrock that the Department of Energy didn’t include in its report. The site is also 8,000 feet from a school.

“This is a David vs. Goliath fight we’re in here,” Piketon Mayor Billy Spencer said.

Piketon officials also approached various other cities and municipalities, including Waverly and Chillicothe, asking for support.………


February 9, 2018 - Posted by | opposition to nuclear, USA

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