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It’s imperative that the plant not be located in a place that could someday see homes and schools crop up, Milne said. The conflict in North Salt Lake arose from poor planning that allowed an industrial area to get rezoned for residential uses, Milne said.

"Tooele County is bigger than three states and we only have 60,000 people. That’s a whole lot of open space where they will likely get away from future residential growth," he said.

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The Tribune’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce will moderate a town-hall discussion on Utah’s air quality challenges with a panel of experts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South.

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