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TerraPower boosts nuclear fuel efforts amid calls for import ban

By Dustin Bleizeffer, – The U.S. needs to revitalize its uranium mining industry and fast-track an expansion of its nuclear fuel processing capabilities to end reliance on Russia and other foreign adversaries for its nuclear power industry, Wyoming’s congressional…

Kemmerer region prepares for a year of growth in 2022

◆ Mayor says growth will be regional in three states. Kemmerer Mayor Bill Thek is watching the work load increase for himself, the city council and city staff following the announcement of the Natrium nuclear power plant for the community….

Nuclear project could be the catalyst for economic diversification

By Greg Johnson Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — Last summer’s bombshell announcement that Wyoming will be home to a first-of-its-kind nuclear demonstration project has energized the Cowboy State’s efforts to wean itself from dependence on fossil fuels….

Initial nuclear meetings held in Kemmerer

◆ Tera Power meetings with local leaders. Local government officials from Kemmerer and Lincoln County, along with state representatives, were given an update by TerraPower on the early stages of testing at the Rocky Mountain Power Plant during a meeting…

Experts weigh in on planned nuclear facility

By Kayne Pyatt Kemmerer Gazette Via- Wyoming News Exchange KEMMERER — The Wyoming Energy Authority and the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources presented a recent webinar titled “Advanced Nuclear 101” to provide expert information and to answer questions…

Gov. Gordon talks energy while in Kemmerer

◆ “I do see that there’s a strong future for coal.” –Gov. Gordon Following his visit to Cokeville for the naming ceremony of the now “Nate Dayton Field” at Cokeville High School, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon took time to visit…

Kemmerer says it is ready for TerraPower nuclear plant now

The following is a release from the City of Kemmerer – Just over a year ago, The City of Kemmerer, Wyoming made a commitment in its Kemmerer Retention, Expansion, and Diversification Plan to embrace nuclear energy. Fast forward to today…

Nuclear power plant to be built on the site of retired coal-powered plant

The following is a release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  TerraPower and PacifiCorp, today announced efforts to advance a Natrium™ reactor demonstration project at a retiring coal plant in Wyoming. The companies are evaluating several potential…