Southwest Virginians deserve to have a voice in deciding nuclear energy projects.
Southwest Virginians deserve to have a voice in deciding where and how nuclear energy projects are planned for their backyards. Despite promises earlier this year that nuclear plants were “not going to be near anybody’s backyard,” officials released a surprise report late last month that proposed seven nuclear reactor sites in communities across Southwest Virginia - many within feet of homes, churches, schools, and businesses.
Check out this Google Earth tour to learn about how close two proposed nuclear reactor sites in Wise and Norton would be to local neighborhoods, as well as some ways that you can take action to encourage our leaders to begin involving Southwest Virginia’s people in the region’s energy policy decisions. And while you're at it, consider signing our petition to Provide Public Input on Plan to Put Nuclear Reactors in SWVA: https://chng.it/zYnmsmKg.