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Nov 17, 2009

At the website, a picture I suppose representing happy Kansas City Plant employees accompanies this message:

To sign up for the beryllium medical surveillance program contact Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) at 1-866-812-6703.

On November 6, 2009, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City Missouri met, and after going through the motions of listening to testimony in opposition, voted unanimously to approve the latest step in a complicated leasing scheme to facilitate the building of a new nuclear weapons components plant in southern Kansas City.  Part of the deal is about $40 million in tax abatements and incentives to improve infrastructure that will also benefit the Kansas City stop on the North America Super Corridor.

The private developers for the project and their PowerPoints,  as usual, got the lion's share of the time before the PIEA commissioners and staff, but opponents made some important points.

Tom Klammer

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