U.C. gets $150k grant

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FOX19) - U.S. Senator George Voiovich has announcd a one-year grant award of $150,000 for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the University of Cincinnati.

The funds will be used to develop nuclear engineering laboratory cirricula.

Sen. Voinovich has been working to shape nuclear energy policy in the United States for the past eight years either as Chairman or Ranking Member on the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee.

"This grant will continue growing the nuclear intellectual capital of our Ohio workforce, one of the finest nuclear workforces in the world," Sen. Voinovich said. "It is critical that we continue the forward momentum in all areas of the nuclear renaissance."

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