OPINION: Don’t buy Blue Castle’s claims of progress in building nuke plant

Christopher Thomas Salt Lake Tribune September 19, 2014 Utah has many annual traditions, such as rushing up the Cottonwood Canyons on powder days or reveling in the lights of Temple Square during the Christmas season. In the past couple years, we’re developing a new one: Guffawing when the company that …

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OPINION: We’ll take Utah nuke-plant fight to the people

Opinion Scot Morgan’s letter ("Chernobyl in Utah," Sept. 19) was spot-on, especially after reading in Thursday’s paper that water supplies in Utah are prone to inconsistency and shortages because of increased usage and possibility of drought, and that HEAL Utah is trying to overturn a ruling granting water rights to a private …

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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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NEWS: Judge approves nuclear power plant in Utah

Ben Winslow & Caroline Connolly A judge has cleared the way for a nuclear power plant to be built in Utah, with conditions. “The court finds that there is reason to believe that the project will not be detrimental to the public welfare,” Judge George Harmond said in a ruling …

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NEWS: Trial concludes in case against use of Green River water for nuclear power plant

ST. GEORGE – The trial to decide whether the Utah state engineer appropriately gave water rights to the Blue Castle Group for a new nuclear power plant wound down yesterday in Price. Lawyers for both the plaintiffs and defendants gave closing statements, and now the case awaits a decision from …

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