Tag: Joe Sandman

The Cost of Obama's Climate Plan

There has been lots of talk lately about climate change and President Obama’s plan to address the issue. For more on Obama’s Climate Change plan, click here. That’s led me to think about how we are funding this plan—and the answer is of course, taxes! So, are we headed down the wrong path in our […]

Extensions Granted for Three UST Deadlines

In the latest Kentucky legislative session (2013), three extension deadlines were granted to UST owners.  First, registration of USTs that are currently existing or removed from the ground after January 1, 1974 must be registered prior to July 15, 2016. The second extension dealt with one of the funds assisting UST owners – the Small Owners Tank Removal Account (SORTA).  SORTA remains […]

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New Hope for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

The Courier Journal reported Monday February 25, 2012 that the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion plant, scheduled to close in May 2013, may remain open. GE-Hitachi has submitted a proposal to the Department of Energy to construct a laser-based  uranium enrichment plant at the site. It appears that GE-Hitachi may partner with Silex Systems Limited. Silex was […]