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Gravel pit protection bill waiting for House vote

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Gravel pit protection bill waiting for House vote

A bill changing rules for local control of gravel, sand, and rock crushing passed a House committee and is sitting on the full House’s calendar for a third and final vote. House Bill 288, Critical Infrastructure Materials,...

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Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Tooele City was top homebuilding community in 2018

Following a slight dip in 2017, the number of building permits issued for family dwellings in Tooele County jumped by 26 percent in 2018. In 2018 Tooele County, Tooele City, and Grantsville issued building permits for 716...

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Stericycle drops plan to build in county

A company that operates a medical waste incinerator in North Salt Lake City has pulled the plug on its plan to relocate to Tooele County, opting instead to leave the state. Stericycle, an Illinois-based medical waste service...

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Radioactive waste bill clears both House and Senate

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Radioactive waste bill clears both House and Senate

A bill that modifies state rules for the classification and acceptance of low-level radioactive waste has passed the state House and Senate and is on its way to the governor’s desk. House Bill 220 passed the Senate...

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

After three attempts, Thatcher’s victim’s bill heads to Senate

For the first time in three years, Sen. Daniel Thatcher’s bill for enhancing penalties for crimes when the victim is targeted based on personal attributes is headed to the full Senate for a vote. The Senate Judiciary,...

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Thursday, February 21st, 2019

It’s been a ‘busy year’ for snowplow crews

If you think it has snowed more this year than last year, just ask a Tooele County snowplow driver. As of Feb. 20, county road crews have been called out to plow nine storms compared to seven...

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Tooele County Commission unveils new process for ordinance approval

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Tooele County Commission unveils new process for ordinance approval

The Tooele County Commission unveiled a new process as it considered two changes to county ordinances this week. Proposed revisions to the county’s Land Use Ordinance and the county’s purchasing policy and procedures received a first reading...

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Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Planning commission recommends RR-5 to RR-1 rezone for east Erda

Recent requests to rezone east Erda property to one-acre lots for development have been met with strong citizen opposition, but a new proposal has yet to face similar conflict.  The Tooele County Planning Commission voted to send...

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Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Stericycle drops plans to build in Tooele County

Stericycle announced today that they are no longer interested in building a medical waste incinerator in Tooele County. “After continuing to work on the project it became clear that it was not financially or strategically feasible to...

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Bill sets new process for radioactive waste disposal

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Bill sets new process for radioactive waste disposal

A bill revising state policy on low-level radioactive waste moved closer to the governor’s desk last week. House Bill 220, Radioactive Waste Amendments, passed on the House floor with a 51-20 vote on Feb. 12. It then...

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