Chamber of Greater Baton Rouge Supports a Second Nuclear Reactor at River Bend
The Chamber of Greater Baton Rouge expresses its support for the potential location of an advanced nuclear energy plant at Entergy Nuclear's River Bend Station. The chamber's board of directors recognizes the potential plant site "as a significant opportunity ... to attract new jobs and industry." The resolution notes that Entergy Nuclear's River Bend Station has an extraordinary level of support from the business community of the Greater Baton Rouge region and the state as a whole. The plant "provides numerous job opportunities, and has an impressive record of operational safety, all of which warrant the River Bend Station being chosen for the location of an advanced nuclear energy plant," the resolution concludes.