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Statement from Senators McConnell and Paul and Congressman Whitfield on Future of Paducah DOE site

Jul 10, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. -Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul and Congressman Ed Whitfield made the following comments following a meeting with Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler, McCracken County Judge Executive Van Newberry, and other local leaders regarding the future of the Paducah DOE site:


"We want to thank Mayor Kaler, Judge Newberry and other leaders from Paducah for traveling to Washington, D.C., to highlight the importance of cleanup and reindustrialization of the DOE site to the community. It was a productive meeting, and the community and delegation are committed to working together to pressure DOE to fulfill its commitment to clean up the site and honor its timetable to finalize their contract for reindustrialization before the end of the year to provide certainty to the community."

 

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