NEWS: Utah Gov. Herbert quietly allows depleted uranium bill to become law without his signature

Benjamin Wood
Salt Lake Tribune
March 20, 2019

A bill that critics say opens the door to the storage of depleted uranium in Utah is now state law after the deadline passed for Gov. Gary Herbert to veto or formally endorse the proposal.

Herbert confirmed to The Salt Lake Tribune that he allowed HB220 to take effect without his signature. The measure passed the Legislature last month on a 50-20 vote in the House and a 23-6 vote in the Senate.

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