The Democratic candidate for Utah governor was in Logan over the weekend. Salt Lake County Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Peter Corroon attended an informal town hall meeting at Merlin Olsen Park on Saturday, Oct. 16. Republican Governor Gary Herbert has claimed Corroon’s campaign has been the nastiest one in Utah’s history, but Corroon says he finds that statement surprising. He says his claims all come from information which the media has dug up. “We’ve done some research as well,” Corroon admitted. “People should be concerned about what happens in the governor’s office, what happens with public officials when they don’t have a distinct line between the campaign and the elected office.” Corroon says he is urging state regulators, and state officials, to maintain the rules governing the disposal of low-level radioactive waste. Corroon is calling on them to support Utah’s law against “hotter” nuclear waste. That announcement came after a statement by the Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission that its rule-making process regarding the disposal of blended radioactive waste was at least a year or two from completion
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