Still time for public input on Limerick’s nuclear license renewal

    Though the Nuclear Regulatory Commission held its public meetings for the Limerick Generating Station’s license renewal last week, there is still time to weigh in on the plant’s presence.

    Two public meetings were held Thursday to give people the chance to speak for or against 20 more years of the Limerick reactors. About 30 presentations were given, as Phoenixville Patch reports, with local politicians and environmental activists making their cases.

    The Limerick renewal is under review, along with 11 other plants in the country. Seventy-one plants across the nation have gotten their renewals approved. If things go accordingly for Limerick, the two generators will be able to operate until 2044 and 2049.

    The public has until Oct. 28 to weigh in by mail, email or fax with the NRC.

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