You can build a small nuclear reactor in Alaska, but not within 2,700 feet of a house.
Available housing is scarce in Fairbanks for Air Force and Army personnel, and the Coast Guard is building or planning new housing in some coastal communities.
More than 500 Army vehicles will be traveling on the Parks Highway and the northernmost stretch of the Richardson Highway.
An Eielson Air Force Base program calls fora microreactor at the base that would generate up to 5 megawatts of power.
The first two of the newer jets arrived last week.
Court records show the contractor had agreed to pay over $460,000 in bribes to former U.S. Air Force contracting official Brian Lowell Nash II.
Microreactor ‘an important first step toward developing the next-generation energy technology,’ base officials say
Images released with the report show flooding and damaged infrastructure at Alaska military installations, though the details are classified.
If Copper Valley’s board decides to move ahead on the project, it would be Alaska’s first commercial nuclear-powered electrical-generating station.
From April 2020 to July 2021, Alaska’s population increased by 932 people.