News from UWUA Local 304

Nuclear Gets a Big Endorsement From Hollywood

There's a new documentary out, crafted by none other than legendary film maker Oliver Stone. No stranger to taking on controversial subjects like he did in Natural Born Killers, Platoon, JFK, or Snowden. Mr. Stone's latest work is a one-hundred-five-minute infomercial extolling the almost magical benefits of nuclear energy. The ...
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UWUA Local 304 Members Judge WV Skills USA Competition

On the weekend of March 25th, 2023, SkillsUSA held the statewide competition for West Virginia High School students who participate in career and technical education (CTE) classes at various career centers. This was a chance for the best of the best of career center student to compete for a chance ...
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The Danger Of Ignorance

Recently, West Virginia Public Broadcasting posted an article claiming Harrison Power Station, OUR station, was one of the "deadliest" polluters and that emissions from our plant was responsible for contributing to 122 premature deaths in the U.S. annually. The data used to support the article came from a propaganda piece ...
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West Virginia Workers

What Is A West Virginia Workers Life Worth?

What is a West Virginia workers life worth? According to the West Virginia Legislature, as stated in the narrowly passed House Bill 3270, a worker's life is worth $500,00 total. The bill in question is to amend the deliberate intent statute in workers compensation to limit noneconomic damages to $500,000.  ...
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Making The Case-Pleasants Power Station

Pleasants Power Station is set to be closed down in less than 6 months. The economic effects have been thoroughly examined and discussed, quite eloquently by the letter from Craig Straight sent to the West Virginia Public Service Commission (click to read) on the behalf of all Pleasants employees.  but ...
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