Monday, August 06, 2012

Nuclear Fuel Services in Erwin Renewed for Another 25 Years
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed the license for Nuclear Fuel Services in Erwin for another 25 years. They make nuclear reactor fuel for the U.S. government. Nuclear regulatory officials say their equipment, facilities and procedures are good enough to protect health and minimize danger to life and property. Safety at the plant became a concern after an inspection resulted in a voluntarily shut down of all production line in late December of 2009. All lines have since been re-started but critic’s question the regulatory authority’s desire to protect the public's health and welfare and accuses the company of polluting the environment with Plutonium. The commission defends the company stating that the plant has been in operation for more than 50 years and continues to improve safety. (bg)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • Man Killed by Train in Johnson City Identified
  • Man Found Shot to Death in Home in Greene County
  • Bridge in Kingsport to Carry The Name of Decorated Vietnam Soldier
  • Boone Lake Reservoir Going Down Five Weeks Early for Sinkhole, Seepage Investigation
  • Johnson City Man Charged in Restaurant Burglary
  • Federal Funding Problems Delay Northeast Tennessee Road Projects
  • Meth-Making Charges Filed Against Damascus Man
  • VDOT Gets More Funding, More Equipment for 2014-15 Snow Removal
  • Victim Says A Woman Tried to Run Him Over Three Times on I-26
  • Russell County Crash Still Under Investigation
  • Jury Finds Blountville Man Guilty of First Degree Murder
  • Review: Deadly Force Justified in Washington County, Virginia Killing
  • Elizabethton School Superintendent Calls Fox News Report 'Absurd'
  • Johnson City Man Stopped for Speeding, Arrested for Marijuana Possession
  • "Incest Dad" from Bristol Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison
  • MTSU Poll: 'Yes On 1' Issue Could be Too Close to Call
  • Appalachian Biofuels Chooses Russell County for New Headquarters, Plant
  • Elizabethton Man Charged with Two Counts of Rape



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