Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The residents and leaders of Kemmerer, population 2,800, are preparing for the construction of a next-generation nuclear power plant near their community. A coal-fired plant near Kemmerer has been selected as the site for the Natrium reactor demonstration plant. (Photo by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com)

Kemmerer’s locals, leaders eye transition to nuclear-power boom town   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   KEMMERER — A relic of 1950s-era motor lodges, the Antler Motel in the heart of Kemmerer rarely has to light its “no vacancy” sign, though customer traffic is steady during the summer tourist...
TerraPower chooses Kemmerer for nuclear reactor   By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — TerraPower, Bill Gates’ nuclear power company, announced Tuesday that it has chosen Kemmerer as its preferred site for a planned nuclear reactor.  The project, announced in...
FROM WYOFILE:  We’ve been here before: Wyoming nuclear project echoes of past   By Joel Funk, WyoFile.com   When state officials unveiled in June that a nuclear demonstration project is slated for Wyoming, they touted it as an advanced technology. But critics of the Natrium project say we’ve been...
  Expert: Reactor will be safe; Nuclear proposal incorporates molten sodium technology    By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – After the recent announcement that Wyoming would be getting a nuclear power plant, many Wyomingites had a similar question. Is it...
Demo nuclear plant to be built in Wyoming   By Hannah Black and Margaret Austin Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Wyoming will become the site of a novel nuclear energy plant in a move announced Wednesday by Gov. Mark Gordon that could diversify the state’s economy and...
Federal agreement to boost Wyoming’s uranium industry    By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In a move cheered by Wyoming’s uranium industry, Gov. Mark Gordon endorsed an agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Nuclear Regulatory...

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