Thursday, November 19, 2015

Sevier County power project permit expires

A permit, issued by the Utah Division of Air Quality for a 580-megawatt natural gas-fueled power plan in Sevier County, expired October 25.

Sevier Power intends on applying for a new permit. If the company were to try and proceed with the old permit, it could wind up having to use an old technology. Sevier Power is continuing to pursue the project, as well as financing, so that when the market conditions shift, the plant can be built. Meanwhile, work is continuing on the effort to run a natural gas line capable of feeding the plant into Sevier County, according to company officials. The Richfield Reaper