Woods County commissioners won't pursue federal facility
December 15, 2021
After learning last week about the possibility of locating a storage facility for spent nuclear fuel in the county, the Woods County commissioners say they have been inundated with negative comments. The three commissioners said they are no longer interested in pursuing the idea after obtaining more information and after all the negative comments from county residents.
Commissioners David Hamil, Randy McMurphy and John Smiley were present for the Monday, Dec. 13, meeting. Jennifer Shafer came to the table briefly with a stack of bid documents. The commissioners voted to have her open and ca...