Utah group voices SMR Project concerns

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KIFI/KIDK) – The Utah Taxpayers Association (UTA) to open a “process of public scrutiny” into the NuScale Small Reactor Project being planned at the Idaho National Laboratory.

The association claims ratepayers in 34 municipalities in Utah, Idaho, New Mexico and California could be on the hook for $100-million in commitments and billions of dollars in risks later on if they don’t pull out of the “Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems” by September 14.

The city of Idaho Falls and Department of Energy are also partners in the project.

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