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A major DeWitt County corporation is taking part in a state wide effort to get the public behind their purpose.

Clinton Exelon Nuclear Power Station has joined an online petition asking for names and e-mail addresses that will show support towards nuclear energy. Clinton Exelon's Communications Director, Brett Nauman says any support they receive can go a long ways.

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Exelon is a major contributor to many efforts and functions in Clinton and according to Nauman, he feels this has led to the public having a generally positive outlook towards the company, though he does question how much day-to-day knowledge they may have.

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Economic issues are the biggest obstacles facing nuclear facilities at the moment and Nauman notes the survey will hopefully open doors for Exelon and other plants to find a voice within the state legislature in the future.

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For more information on the Nuclear Powers Illinois survey, visit www.nuclearpowersillinois.com. You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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