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In-Situ Uranium Mine in Texas Blamed For Groundwater Contamination Print

Fort Collins Now traveled to Goliad, Texas to find out how ranchers and grandmothers are trying to stop a newly formed company from extracting uranium from the ground using their groundwater (sound familiar). The water turns bad, they say, when the mining company drills exploration wells nearby. For a glimpse of a possible future for northern Colorado if Powertech Uranium Corporation is allowed to proceed with their plans for a uranium mine near Nunn, read on.

A two-part series in Fort Collins Now by Rebecca Boyle:

Referenced in Part I above is a meeting of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, TCEQ, on January 24, 2008 concerning the uranium mining permit filed by Uranium Energy Corporation (UEC) in Goliad County, Texas. Click here to read the testimony of Pat Calhoun presented at that meeting.




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