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nuclear power

  • Coal-producing Emery County is one of the only regions in Utah to have seen a drop in population in the last decade. And those that remain have lost good paying jobs as the state transitions away from coal. A new research facility wants to bring back revenue and jobs by experimenting with a number of new technologies. From KZMU in Moab, Justin Higginbottom looks at one of those projects: a type of nuclear reactor some think could be the future of power.