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Posted inLegislature

Lawmakers choose waiting game for penitentiary

A single room in the Wyoming State Penitentiary controls the facility’s entire electrical system. Shifting soils beneath the prison’s foundations have at times made its roof leak. “If we ever get any water inside that transformer switch, it’ll create a plasma [explosion] that will be very destructive,” said Jeff Heier, facilities manager.   Heier described […]