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EnergySolutions gets delay on issues surrounding depleted uranium storage

Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — EnergySolutions has asked for an additional two months to answer questions raised over the storage of depleted uranium in Utah's western desert when it comes to scenarios that may arise in "deep geologic" time.

The delay, granted by Utah regulators, bumps a public review process from September to November and puts off two public hearings that had been scheduled for later this month.

Utah Rejects Net Metering Charge

Associated Press

Utah’s Public Services Commission has rejected for now proposals for a net metering charge on solar users in the state.

After hearing the proposal from electric company, PacifiCorp’s Utah utility, Rocky Mountain Power (RMP), to charge net metering customers (NMC) an additional US$4.65 monthly fee for using the grid, the commission ruled more evidence is required, with another conference 5 November.

PacifiCorp filed the proposal last November, claiming that the current rate “fails to allocate to net metering customers the true costs”.

Letter: Radioactive waste

Deseret News

 

Letter: No uranium in Utah

Deseret News