NEWS: Utah assessing how much Rocky Mountain Power coal waste washed into Price River

Brain Maffly and Emma Penrod August 08, 2016 The Salt Lake Tribune A flash flood Thursday afternoon cut through a massive repository of coal ash outside Helper and pushed unknown quantities of the waste into the Price River. Over the past six decades, Rocky Mountain Power has filled a side …

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Action Alert! Monday Deadline to Weigh in on Massive Uinta Drilling Plan

The need to transition away from fossil fuels is urgent – and citizens across the globe are organizing towards that goal in so many different, inspiring ways. There are those who sue, those who protest, those who testify, those who write, and those who continue to speak out until their …

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NEWS: State lawmakers depart on bus trip through rural Utah

By Michelle L. Price Associated Press Sept. 17, 2015   MOAB, Utah (AP) — Nearly all the state’s 104 lawmakers hit the road Wednesday for a two-day trip through rural Utah, where legislators decked out in jeans and sneakers visited rural schools, red rock parks and energy development projects. The …

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NEWS: Westinghouse to build Utah nuclear plant

  Westinghouse to build Utah nuclear plant Electricity • Blue Castle signs agreement to go with the AP1000 model, offering ‘passive’ safety technology. BY BRIAN MAFFLY THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE PUBLISHED: AUGUST 21, 2014 06:39PM UPDATED: AUGUST 22, 2014 10:12PM A firm seeking to bring nuclear power to Utah has …

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NEWS: District judge affirms water rights for proposed Green River nuclear plant

  A district court judge last week upheld a state official’s decision that gives the developer of a proposed nuclear power plant the water needed to operate a twin reactor facility in Emery County. Seventh District Judge George Harmond found that Blue Castle Holdings presented enough evidence to show that …

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NEWS: Judge rules favorably on water for Green River Nuclear Plant

Blue Castle Holdings, the company that wants to build Utah’s first nuclear power plant, received a favorable ruling in Seventh District Court last Wednesday. Judge George M. Harmond approved applications to divert water for the project from the Green River. Blue Castle received approval from the State Engineer to lease …

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NEWS: Court action favors Utah nuclear power plant

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah is a step closer to having a nuclear power plant, following a recent court action. A state judge ruled in favor of Blue Castle Holdings and the state engineer in a legal challenge over more than 50,000 acre-feet of water allocated for the twin-reactor nuclear …

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