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E-M:/ AG Cox opposes Palisades sale



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Enviro-Mich message from Gary Stock <gstock@net-link.net>
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Signs of good sense:

   http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/business/index.ssf?/base/news-41/116948574180270.xml&storylist=mibusiness

   LANSING, Mich. (AP) ? Michigan's attorney general said Monday that
   he opposes Consumers Energy's proposed sale of the Palisades 
   Nuclear Plant near South Haven, arguing it would hurt ratepayers.

   Residents and businesses that pay for electricity wouldn't save
   any money until 2016 under the agreement, and those estimated
   savings aren't guaranteed, said Attorney General Mike Cox.

   "It's a phony deal," Cox said during a news conference.

   ...

   He also questioned whether the sale would deplete funding needed
   to decommission the plant and pay for cleanup in 2031, citing the 
   cost to decommission other plants...

It don' matter how ya' git to the party -- just so'z ya' show up!

GS

PS: the goofiest aspect, in case you missed it...

   The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said last week that it had
   renewed the operating license of the Palisades plant for 
   another 20 years, through 2030...

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