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Texans Oppose Reactor

In late April, groups of petitioners including the Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) Coalition, Public Citizen and the South Texas Association for Responsible Energy filed opposition to several proposed South Texas Nuclear (STP) reactors. The petition was filed with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Austin.Currently, there are six proposed nuclear reactors in Texas. Two each are under consideration at Comanche Park, near Fort Worth, at Bay City (STP) and in Victoria. In addition to the six nuclear reactors, there are also 12 proposed Texas-based coal plants under consideration. Texas environmentalists and concerned citizens are opposed to all these projects.Karen Hadden is the Executive Director of SEED. Upon the filing, Ms. Hadden released the following statement:

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