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Nuclear enthusiast Jennifer Granholm ‘hopeful’ about $1B in federal loans to restart Palisades nuclear plant

 MLive, Sheri McWhirter |, May. 15, 2023

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said she is “hopeful” about pending loan applications to fund the restart of the closed Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan.

If approved, the approximately $1 billion in federal loans could help pay for the power plant to become the first U.S. nuclear reactor to restart after powering down. Lawmakers are considering $300 million in state funds as part of the effort.

Granholm, a former Michigan governor and now head of the U.S. Department of Energy, made the remark during a congressional hearing on Thursday, May 11, while responding to a question from U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton………………………………………………………


May 17, 2023 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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