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County, Scriba Moves On With Nuke Deal Without School District

“We haven’t reversed our position.  There is too much money left on the table,” the president of the Oswego school board said. They feel Nine Mile I should be paying closer to $18 million rather than $11 million. However, by not joining the one-year deal, reps from the county and town say the school district runs the risk of receiving even less.

County Looks at Tax Options for Nuclear Plants

For many years I have heard people talking about the taxes paid by our nuclear plants. Many have asked what is happening now that the plants’ tax agreements are getting close to the end. So I thought I’d give everyone an update, and write about the pros and cons of placing the plants on the tax rolls, versus entering into a tax agreement with the plants’ owners.

Quarterly Siren Tests Scheduled Feb. 1 – 5

The Oswego County Emergency Management Office announces that the system of emergency notification sirens surrounding the three nuclear power plants at Nine Mile Point will be tested during the week of February 1 through 5. Tests will be conducted between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. This quarterly testing will include individual activation of each siren.

FEMA and NRC to Conduct Public Briefing Sept. 25

Representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will conduct a public briefing at the Joint Information Center, next to the Oswego County Airport on County Route 176 northeast of Fulton, at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 2009.