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Daniel Poneman
02 January 2020

As readers of The Free Press may know, the Portsmouth Nuclear Site at Piketon, Ohio, is heavily contaminated with radioactivity from 50 years of...

Big yellow construction machine digging into the soil
07 September 2019

Citizens Rally Over Offsite Contamination at the Portsmouth Nuclear Site

As schools start up across the nation, the Zahn’s Corners...

Circle logo with a radiation sign in the middle and a gray no symbol crossing over it and the words Sierra Club Nuclear Free
08 July 2019

All Hands on Deck!  Tell Your Ohio Senator and Representative NO ON HOUSE BILL 6.

FIND your legislators and their phone...

Green road sign saying Piketon Corp Limit, another sign saying Speed Limit 50 and a sign with an Ohio logo on it and in the background a highway and some grass and the blue sky with white clouds
31 January 2018

Nearly 50 years of uranium enrichment have brought serious radioactive contamination to what was once lovely countryside at Piketon, Ohio. The misidentified...

Green toxic waste barrels
05 August 2016

Radioactivity is on the loose at nuclear sites in Southern Ohio and Kentucky. Two plants that are supposed to process rusting cylinders containing...

People holding signs
12 October 2015

On August 31, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) began conducting evidentiary hearings on FirstEnergy’s request for a bailout for their Davis-...