Our View: County will benefit from nuclear plant project
November 24, 2021
There are likely a number of people locally who don’t agree with the decision to build the Natrium nuclear facility in Kemmerer. We too were rooting for the facility to be built in Sweetwater County, but we also think it’s safe to say that Kemmerer was facing a much more dire economic situation without the facility.
That said, we also think Sweetwater County will benefit from the economic activity coming to Kemmerer. One only needs to look at the economic activity in Sublette County 15 years ago to see a similar trend.
Back then, Southwest Wyoming was in the midst of an economic boom...