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4:45 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Beshear Meets With U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz on Future of Paducah Plant

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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says his meeting with the new U-S Department of Energy Secretary was a “productive exchange.”

Beshear met with Secretary Ernest Moniz today regarding the uncertain future of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and its 1,100 workers.

The United States Enrichment Corporation is in the shutdown process at the DOE owned plant after failing negotiate a new federal contract. 

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