Claiborne County, Miss. Supports New Nuclear Plant at Grand Gulf
The Board acknowledges that the $8 million in property taxes paid by the nuclear plant "makes it possible for all Claiborne County residents to enjoy among the lowest auto licenses tags and homeowners property taxes in the state of Mississippi" and believes that "nuclear energy is a safe, low cost, emission-free energy source . . . not seen as harmful to the environment or to the residents of Claiborne County."