BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "AEHI is exactly what we need in Payette County. Our interaction with the public has proven they want it and our community needs the jobs and future prosperity a nuclear power plant will provide," said Carrie Draper, Chamber President.
The statement marks the official endorsement of Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:AEHI) and the company's plan to build a nuclear power plant in Payette County, Idaho.
The Fruitland Chamber and its members have been active in educating themselves on the benefits of such a plant and what it could do for the entire county.
"It is our responsibility to represent business opportunities that will make Fruitland and Payette County a better place to live. Everywhere a nuclear power plant exists you will find a community that thrives and we look forward to that same opportunity here," said Draper.
The nuclear power plant proposed by AEHI is expected to create thousands of jobs, paying well above Payette County's current average salary. A large percentage of those jobs will be filled by current residents, many that were adversely affected by the economy. And a large portion of the taxes from a multi-billion dollar plant will flow directly through the county, enhancing everything from roads and education, to emergency responders like police, fire and paramedics.
AEHI has now been endorsed by the Payette and Fruitland Chambers of Commerce. AEHI has been an active member of both chambers since early 2010.
About Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. () -- Alternate Energy Holdings develops and markets innovative clean energy sources. The company is the nation's only independent nuclear power plant developer seeking to build new power plants in multiple non-nuclear states. Other projects include Energy Neutral(TM), which removes energy demands from homes and businesses (), Colorado Energy Park (nuclear and solar generation), and Green World Water(TM), which assists developing countries with nuclear reactors for power generation (), production of potable water and other suitable applications. AEHI China, headquartered in Beijing, develops joint ventures to produce nuclear plant components and consults on nuclear power.
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