Midland Hosts Meeting Over Nuclear Reactor In Andrews - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/10/06

Midland Hosts Meeting Over Nuclear Reactor In Andrews

Many West Texas residents will be meeting in Midland Thursday night, to discuss the possibility of a test nuclear reactor to be built near Andrews.

The research facility was pitched to the residents of Andrews County Wednesday night, by representatives from the University of Texas at Permian Basin, and a California Nuclear Technology company. The $400 million project would include a high temperature test nuclear reactor and high temperature labs for testing other methods of producing fuels, hydrogen, and electricity.

A public hearing will be held at UTPB campus at 7pm. Andrews is located about 95 miles southwest of Lubbock.

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