So, this is on track to be built here in NM. This is the company building it, with a description of the project and claims of 350 jobs created, as well as 3500 indirect jobs via construction, support and contractors. Very interesting.

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They should have just used Hobbs...

Very interesting.

From other pages on their site, looks like they are positioning themselves as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC).  FFRDC is a government contracting strategy that is way looser than regular contracting.  Probably positioning themselves as a competitor to Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, another FFRDC that has been hugely successful, but in the opinion of some may have become a little fat and sluggish lately.

I suspect its not a coincidence that they will be located in Lea County near URENCO, the new Uranium Enrichment plant.

Wonder if they will be a competitor for Sandia Labs business?  Wonder where their funding is coming from?

Certainly bears watching.

sounds like you know a lot more about this than your average spud! keep us updated if you hear anything else...

Yes, everyone keep us informed as you know more!  Thanks!

I am too very curious about the funding.  Has any of it actually been committed/budgeted?  What has Lea County been led to believe about this?  How much did this outfit have to pay for the land (15 sq mi)?

Seems like such an outfit would require a big, steady supply of water.  It also seems like expansion of facilities and missions at Sandia Labs would make more sense for NM than creating something new that is this big.

 

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