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UUSA urges support of the Next Generation Energy Plan

25 May 2016

UUSA recently wrote to Illinois lawmakers urging their support for the Next Generation Energy Plan. UUSA is extremely interested in this issue because our business is to supply nuclear fuel – and we supply fuel to every U.S. nuclear power company. We know that when nuclear generation plants are closed, the communities that host them suffer significant economic damages and hundreds of jobs are lost. Suppliers and their communities lose out as well. While the UUSA facility is in New Mexico, we rely on Illinois businesses to not only buy our product, but also to supply our raw material. The bulk of that raw material comes from Metropolis, in southern Illinois.

The support of the Next Generation Energy Plan not only ensures that all of Illinois enjoys clean and reliable energy, it also strengthens and preserves jobs throughout Illinois, New Mexico, and the USA.

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About Urenco

Urenco is an international supplier of enrichment services and fuel cycle products with its head office based close to London, UK. With plants in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA, it operates in a pivotal area of the nuclear fuel supply chain which enables the sustainable generation of electricity for consumers around the world.

Using centrifuge technology designed and developed by Urenco, the Urenco Group provides safe, cost effective and reliable uranium enrichment services for power generation within a framework of high environmental, social and corporate responsibility standards.

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