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White Mesa Mill Lay Offs

  • Posted On: 1/16/20 at 03:05 PM
  • Category: Economic Development
Energy Fuels laying off 24 workers in San Juan County. Energy Fuels, the operator of the White Mesa Uranium Mill, announced the layoff of 24 employees in San Juan County. 12 workers at the mill south of Blanding are affected and 12 employees working at their La Sal Complex uranium mines have been laid off.

Enterprise Zone Non-profit Tax Credit Program

  • Posted On: 5/23/19 at 08:02 AM
  • Category: Economic Development
GOED's Office of Rural Development is pleased to announce the FY20 Enterprise Zone Non-profit Tax Credit Program (EZNP) which will be available to 501C-3 Utah-based non-profit organizations that are planning on developing projects that have a positive community and economic impact in designated rural Enterprise Zone areas.

Online Initiative and Roving Forums Aim to Strengthen Rural Economy - SJR, 6 Feb 2019

  • Posted On: 2/6/19 at 08:39 AM
  • Category: Economic Development, Local News
The San Juan County Office of Economic Development has announced an online rural pilot program (ROI) that will be implemented by USU Extension thoughout Utah's southern counties, including San Juan County

GOED's Rural Economic Development Incentive

  • Posted On: 1/8/19 at 08:56 AM
  • Category: Economic Development
The Rural Economic Development Incentive (REDI) is a unique grant given to businesses located anywhere—whether urban or rural, remote or local—that will hire skilled workers living in rural Utah. The grant gives businesses $4,000 to $6,000 for each new full-time position paying at least 125% of the rural county’s average wage. Businesses other than construction, staffing, retail or public utilities are eligible.