WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded today's decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to approve the construction and operation of two new nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle. The two reactors will join Vogtle's two existing reactors near Waynesboro, Georgia, with Unit 3 expected to begin operating in 2016 and Unit 4 in 2017. Chairman Upton made the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - Environment and Economy Subcommittee Chairman John Shimkus (R-IL) met with reporters recently to outline a 2012 agenda for the subcommittee that focuses on protecting the American people, creating jobs, eliminating government waste. The agenda includes: Protecting our Nuclear Future
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Upton Outlines Plans for Energy and Commerce Committee to Advance Legislation in Support of Conscience ProtectionsFebruary 8, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced plans to advance legislation through the committee and the U.S. House of Representatives that will reverse a recent decision by the Obama administration that will force religious employers to purchase and provide services that violate their religious beliefs and moral convictions.