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Senator Bennett discusses foreign policy with University of Utah Hinckley Institute of Politics students during a recent visit to the Salt Lake City campus. >click here to listen to the discussion
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Bob Bennett received the good news today that the Bureau of Land Management has denied Private Fuel Storage (PFS) – a consortium of eight electric power generating companies – the right of way to transport high-level nuclear waste to Skull Valley and the Bureau of Indian Affairs has denied the lease for a nuclear waste storage facility on Indian trust lands.

            “This is tremendous news for the state,” said Bennett (R-Utah). “It reassures all Utahns today and those in generations to come that high-level nuclear waste will not be sent to Skull Valley.” >read full story

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Striking a successful balance between conservation and responsible growth initiatives in Utah’s Washington County, Senator Bob Bennett and Rep. Jim Matheson today introduced legislation to address these critical land management needs in one of the country’s fastest growing counties.

“ No one disputes the dramatic growth occurring in Washington County,” said Bennett. “But we can’t simply acknowledge the growth; we have to find a way to responsibly manage it. >read full story

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