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By Nick Reynolds
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Legislators to review nuclear waste storage plan


October 31, 2019

CASPER — Despite economic doubts and numerous remaining hurdles, state lawmakers continue to move forward with discussions to potentially bring a temporary nuclear waste storage facility to Wyoming. 

At a meeting next month in Casper, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Committee on Minerals, Business and Economic Development will be taking up the idea of creating an exploratory committee within Gov. Mark Gordon’s office and the Department of Environmental Quality to explore the concept’s future in Wyoming. 

Despite previous estimates that it would only generate $10 million in annual...

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