Man behind CO nuke plant won’t sue if he’s denied |

Man behind CO nuke plant won’t sue if he’s denied

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – An attorney who has proposed building a nuclear power plant in Pueblo County is promising he won’t sue if officials deny the required zoning.

Don Banner says if the community doesn’t want the plant, neither does he.

The county held a three-day public hearing last week on his request to turn 24,000 acres in eastern Pueblo County into a clean energy park. It would feature wind and solar power and a possible nuclear plant.

The Pueblo Chieftain reported Monday that Banner has paid only an initial $100 application fee because he doesn’t have the financial backing to pay the full planning fee.

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