Closed Kewaunee nuclear plant seeks relaxed safety standard; 5 US senators oppose change

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 9, 2014 - 10:40 AM

CARLTON, Wis. — The owner of the shuttered Kewaunee Power Station is seeking an exemption to federal safety rules that it says are outdated and overly conservative, but five U.S. senators say the rules governing storage of nuclear material should be maintained.

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