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State Mining Board Finalizes Uranium, Prospecting Rules

Rulemaking establishes strong groundwater protections for in-situ mining.

DENVER, Colo. August 12, 2010. – The Mined Land Reclamation Board today established new rules to protect Colorado’s groundwater during in-situ uranium mining, revised existing rules regarding the disclosure of additional information during prospecting activities and updated hard rock mining fees.

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Shareholder Reviewing Investment in Powertech

Synatom might sell 19.6 percent share in company

By Bobby Magill. Fort Collins Coloradoan. September 29, 2010. Powertech Uranium Corp.’s largest shareholder, Belgium-based Synatom, is considering selling off its 19.6 percent share in the company. Synatom is initiating a “strategic review” of its investment in Powertech, according to a news release Synatom issued Sept. 15.

Board OKs Oversight of In Situ Mining

Rules require 'baseline' water quality tests and allow appeals

By Bobby Magill. Fort Collins Coloradoan. August 13, 2010. Residents who worry about uranium mining near their land in Northern Colorado will now be able to appeal to the state if a mining company is allowed to prospect in the area. The Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board on Thursday put its final stamp of approval on a set of rules that will govern how British Columbia-based Powertech Uranium Corp. will be allowed to mine using an in situ leaching process and provide the public with a way to appeal state decisions on uranium prospecting.

Powertech Urges Rejection of Water Testing Rule

By Bobby Magill. Fort Collins Coloradoan. August 12, 2010. Powertech Uranium Corp. is urging state mining officials to nix proposed rules that company president Richard Clement says will be "fatal" to uranium mining in Northern Colorado.

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