Beshear signs HB 559 in Paducah

Jun 1, 2012

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear attended a ceremony in Paducah yesterday to sign House Bill 559- legislation clarifying the types of nuclear-based technologies that can be developed and used in the Commonwealth. 

The law allows nuclear-related industries, like the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, to exist as long as electricity generation is not their primary output. Beshear says the bill's passage will create a transition into a viable alternative use for the Pad