He’s pushing for a small reactor in Southwest Virginia but isn’t pushing to lift the state’s ban on mining a uranium deposit in Pittsylvania County.
Speaking as part of Cardinal News Speaker Series in Bristol, the governor said he planned to announce more about the proposal in December.
The denial comes a year after the federal agency rejected a similar request from Hurley for a different flood.
FEMA rejected requests for aid for victims of the August 2021 flood in Buchanan County, prompting the state to step in.
Governor has proposed putting such a reactor in Southwest Virginia.
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Hurricane Ian currently poses no significant threat to the commonwealth, governor’s office says.