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Here are links to some news articles and editorials concerning uranium mining and its impacts that have been published in the U.S. and around the world in recent years. Note the many problems with an uranium in-situ mine in south Texas.
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  Link   Nuclear power isn't worth the risk in California
By Tom Elias. Posted in the DailyBreeze.Com on October 23, 2010. Is atomic power a viable answer to the problems of either global warming or our dependence on foreign oil?
  Link   The paradox of uranium mining (03.22.2009)
by Matthew Beaudin/Telluride Daily Planet. Reprinted in the Steamboat Pilot. March 22, 2009. Mine workers, environmentalists battle for supremacy on West’s energy stage.
  Link   Cotter aims to reopen in 2014 (03.27.2009)
by Rachel Alexander. The (Canon City, CO) Daily Record. March 27, 2009.
  Link   NRC decision on depleted uranium draws rebuke on Hill (03.20.2009)
By KATHERINE LING, Greenwire. Published: March 20, 2009 in the NY Times.
  Link   Statistics make case for radon testing need (02.13.2009)
By GEORGE LEDBETTER, The Chadron Record Editor. Chadron, NE. February 13, 2009.
  Link   Panel says foreign ownership an issue in mine expansion (02.10.2009)
By GEORGE LEDBETTER, The Chadron Record Editor (Chadron, NE). February 10, 2009.
  Link   Study: Higher Prices, Credit Risks Could Kill Nuclear Energy (01.21.2009)
By Wendy Norris. The Colorado Independent. January 21, 2009.
  Link   Companies enter joint uranium venture (01.14.2009)
by Debbie Bell. Canon City Daily Record. January 14, 2009.
  Link   Chesapeake joins chorus over possible uranium mine (01.08.2009)
By Aaron Applegate. The Virginian-Pilot©. January 8, 2009.
  Link   Water wells will be tested again (01.08.2009)
BY TARA BOZICK. Victoria (TX) Advocate. January 08, 2009. Goliad County groundwater district will check in area of uranium exploration.
  Link   Uranium mining study should consider health issues, residents say (01.06.2009)
By Staff Reports. Richmond Times-Dispatch. January 6, 2009.
  Link   Hundreds show up for uranium mining study hearing (01.06.2009)
By Ray Reed. NewsAdvance.Com (Virginia). January 6, 2009.
  Link   Conservation Group Tracking S.Dak Uranium Exploration (01.02.2009)
David Law, Public News Service (SD). January 2, 2009.
  Link   Reader reviews proposed mining in Goliad County (12.30.2008)
Editor. Victoria (TX) Advocate. December 30, 2008.
  Link   Powertech Acquires Additional Lands in South Dakota and Wyoming (12.12.2008)
Reuters. December 12, 2008.
  Link   Proposed uranium mine spurs Virginia Beach resolution (12.3.2008)
The Virginian-Pilot. December 3, 2008.
  Link   Va. Commission to Study Effects of Uranium Mining (11.29.2008)
By Anita Kumar. Washington Post Staff Writer. November 29, 2008.
  Link   Uranium prospecting ready to go (11.27.2008)
By LAUREN DONOVAN. Bismarck Tribune. November 27, 2008.
  Link   Company expected to get OK for uranium search (11.26.2008)
By Lauren Donovan. Bismarck Tribune. November 26, 2008.
  Link   Foreign ownership of Crow Butte mine is challenged: NRC agrees to hearings on mine license renewal (11.26.2008)
By GEORGE LEDBETTER, Chadron (NE) Record. November 26, 2008.
  Link   Canadian company closes southern Utah mine (11.26.2008)
By Paul Foy. Associated Press. Salt Lake Deseret News. November 26, 2008.
  Link   Protections may increase (11.25.2008)
By BRIAN DUGGAN. Bismarck Tribune. Nov 25, 2008.
  Link   Comment Accepted on Uranium Mining Ends Friday, Dec. 5 (11.20.2008)
by Staff. Telluride Watch. November 20, 2008.
  Link   EPA says mine owners must treat water (11.11.2008)
Casper Star-Tribune. November 11, 2008.
  Link   Uranium Mining in South Texas - Part 1 (11.11.2008)
KIIITV News. Corpus Christi, Texas. November 11, 2008.
  Link   Uranium Resources gets exploratory drilling permit (11.10.2008)
The Associated Press. Denver Post. November 10, 2008.
  Link   Protect the Colorado River - Uranium mining claims should be delayed pending regional environmental review (10.20.2008)
Las Vegas Sun Editorial. October 20, 2008.
  Link   Editorial-Worker, residents health (11.15.2008)
Montrose Daily Press. November 15, 2008.
  Link   Economics of NM uranium mining debated (11.03.2008)
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN. Associated Press Writer. Denver Post. November 3, 2008.
  Link   Crow Butte uranium mine license renewal protested (11.03.2008)
By GEORGE LEDBETTER, The Chadron Record Editor. November 03, 2008.
  Link   TO MINE OR NOT TO MINE? (10.30.2008)
By Joanna Dodder Nellans, The Daily Courier. Prescott, AZ. October 30, 2008.
  Link   Bush EPA Plans For Dramatically Relaxing Radiation Protection Before Leaving Office (10.30.2008)
Committee to Bridge the Gap. October 30, 2008.
  Link   Uranium - Does the benefit outweigh the risk? (11.02.2008)
BY TARA BOZICK. Victoria (TX) Advocate. November 02, 2008. Kleberg County has spent more than $1 million fighting a uranium company
  Link   The fight continues (11.02.2008)
BY TARA BOZICK - Victoria (TX) Advocate. November 02, 2008
  Link   Regional groups unite to oppose uranium mining (10.28.2008)
By GEORGE LEDBETTER, The Chadron Record Editor. Chadron, NE.October 28, 2008.
  Link   Nukes Not So Nice for Texas Groundwater (10.17.2008)
BY DANIEL MOTTOLA. Austin Chronicle. October 17, 2008.
  Link   Toxic plume spurs study of public health (10.18.2008)
By Bruce Finley. The Denver Post. October 18, 2008.
  Link   2 area uranium projects under review (10.08.2008)
Indian Country News. Rapid City, South Dakota (AP). October 8, 2008.
  Link   Uranium forum: a black hole (09.30.2008)
By Ben Williams. Tellurid Daily Planet. September 30, 2008.
  Link   Uranium mining comes under fire (09.24.2008)
by Charlotte Burrous. Canon City Daily Record. September 24, 2008.
  Link   Company may look for uranium, but cannot dig (09.13.2008)
By LAUREN DONOVAN. Bismarck Tribune. September 13, 2008.
  Link   NRC takes comments on ISL uranium mining (09.02.2008)
By GEORGE LEDBETTER, Record Editor. The Chadron (NE) News. September 02, 2008.
  Link   Goliad County open to uranium talks (08.25.08)
BY SONNY LONG - SLONG@VICAD.COM. August 25, 2008. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. Despite federal lawsuit, court wants to know what UEC can do for county.
  Link   NRC chairman touts Wyoming uranium mine (08.21.08)
By DUSTIN BLEIZEFFER. Casper Star-Tribune energy reporter. August 21, 2008.
  Link   What Can Save Paradox Valley? (08-21-08)
by Grace Herndon. Telluride Watch. August 21, 2008. DATELINE WRIGHT'S MESA.
  Link   Mine approval process could exclude public (08.20.08)
Staff. Santa Fe Reporter. August 20, 2008.
  Link   Powertech Uranium Corp.: Mine Permit Application Status-Centennial Project (08.12.08)
Mining Top News. August 12th, 2008 - Posted in Uranium Mining.
  Link   Mines still threaten Colorado River, foes say (08.11.2008)
by Shaun McKinnon. The Arizona Republic. August 11, 2008.
  Link   Peaceful Paradox Valley Torn Apart by Proposed Uranium Mill (08.07.2008)
by Gus Jarvis. The Telluride Watch. August 7, 2008. It’s Neighbor Vs. Neighbor as Residents Feel Threatened to Speak Out.
  Link   Four groups sue over uranium leases (08.01.08)
By Shane Benjamin. Durango Herald. August 1, 2008. Say energy department needs to do more analysis of impacts
  Link   Deadly denial: Navajo miners in a different kind of Cold War (07.23.08)
By Laura Frank, Rocky Mountain News (Contact).Originally published July 23, 2008.
  Link   Council gets clearer view of water future (07.16.2008)
by Forrest Hershberger, Editor. Sterling (CO) Journal-Advocate. July 16, 2008.
  Link   Judge: Mining company liable for pollution at former uranium mine (07.16.08)
by Warren Cornwall.Seattle Times environment reporter. July 16, 2008. One of the world's biggest mining companies is partly responsible for cleaning up massive pollution at a former uranium mine on the Spokane...
  Link   DOE says moving tailings by 2019 could top $1.1 billion (07.09.08)
by Craig Bigler. Contributing writer. Moab Times-Independent. July 9, 2008.
  Link   Feds consider uranium expansion (07.02.08)
By DUSTIN BLEIZEFFER. Casper (Wyoming) Star-Tribune. July 2, 2008.
  Link   Revisit old mining law (06.30.08)
Editorial. Las Vegas Sun. June 30, 2008. House’s ban on uranium mining permits near Grand Canyon is a temporary fix at best.
  Link   Nevada water authority raises concerns about new uranium mining on Colorado River (06.27.08)
by Craig Bigler. Moab Times-Independent. June 27, 2008.
  Link   New uranium mining halted at Canyon (06.26.08)
by Ginger D. Richardson. The Arizona Republic. June 26, 2008. Interior Dept. questions order issued by House committee.
  Link   Uranium Resources ends plans to buy Rio Algom (06.26.08)
By SUE MAJOR HOLMES. Associated Press Writer. June 26, 2008.
  Link   Facing Uranium Mill, Effort to Show Paradox Beauty Underway (06.26.08)
by Gus Jarvis. Telluride Watch. June 26, 2008.
  Link   House Committee Invokes Rarely Used Powers to Block Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon (06.25.08)
AScribe Newswire. June 25, 2008.
  Link   Nuclear industry spins new mythology (06.24.08)
by Paul Hanley. The StarPhoenix ( June 24, 2008.
  Link   Vegas official raises worry about uranium in water (06.20.08)
Associated Press. Seattle Post Intelligencer. June 20, 2008.
  Link   The Next Big Thing in Uranium? (06.16.08)
By Richard Reinhard. Resource Investor. June 16, 2008. Mr. Reinhard warns potential investors in Colorado uranium to be careful: the local opposition is loud and fierce.
  Link   Uranium Resources wants permit for exploration near Grants (06.09.08)
The Associated Press. Denver Post. June 9, 2008.
  Link   Uranium Meetings Send Strong Message (06.09.08)
Burnswick (Canada) Times and Transcript. June 9, 2008. In meeting, Health Canada doctor refuses to answer the question from the audience of whether she would move her family to a house within five miles of a uranium mine.
  Link   Uranium company receives draft mine permit for Goliad County (06.06.08)
by Staff. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. June 6, 2008.
  Link   On Cancers Trail (05-26-08)
FEATURE ARTICLE - May 26, 2008 by Florence Williams. High Country News (Durango). The women in Stefanie Raymond-Whish’s family have a history of breast cancer. Now the young Navajo biologist is asking why.
  Link   Uranium: It is worse than you think (05.26.08)
EDITORIAL - May 26, 2008 by Jonathan Thompson. High Country News. Durango, Colorado.
  Link   Group loses battle against proposed mine (05.24.08)
By BEVERLY CORBELL. The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, CO). May 24, 2008.
  Link   Colorado tightens uranium mining laws (05.23.08)
World Nuclear News. May 23, 2008. A new Land and Water Stewardship Act of 2008 has been passed in Colorado to tighten up control of in-situ leach (ISL) mining in the state.
  Link   Uranium tract leases draw passel of bidders (05.23.08)
By GARY HARMON. The (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel. May 23, 2008.
  Link   Colorado water law could prove too tough for in-situ uranium mining (05.22.08)
by Dorothy Kosich. MineWeb. May 22, 2008. The Colorado Uranium Mining & Water Protection Act may be the toughest U.S. water quality regulatory regime for uranium mining.
  Link   State approves radioactive waste dump (05.22.08)
By Asher Price. AMERICAN-STATESMAN (Austin, TX).May 22, 2008. Company seeks additional license for site in far West Texas; groups say site would pose health hazards.
  Link   Uranium Energy Corp Announces 2008 Uravan Mineral Belt Exploration and Development Program (05.22.08)
Marketwire. May 22, 2008. Plans include near-term drilling and bulk sampling of two historic mines.
  Link   Uranium Producer Warns of Lake Ontario Pollution (05.22.08)
By IAN AUSTEN. New York Times. May 22, 2008.
  Link   Whirlwind Mine environmental assessment ready for review (05.16.08)
By Staff. Montrose Daily Press. May 16, 2008. An environmental assessment for the proposed Whirlwind uranium mine operation on public lands west of Gateway, Colo. was released Thursday by the BLM.
  Link   Cotter plans new water survey for Lincoln Park (05.15.08)
by Rachel Alexander. The Daily Record (Canon City, Colorado). May 15, 2008.
  Link   County Honored for Keeping Groundwater Green (05.15.08)
by Watch Staff. Telluride Watch. May 15, 2008.
  Link   Uranium mine permits denied (05-14-08)
By CYNDY COLE. Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff). May 14, 2008.
  Link   Uranium speculation skyrockets (05.14.2008)
By Stephanie Paige Ogburn. Cortez Journal. The Durango Herald. May 14, 2008. Dolores County’s claims rise from 396 to 5,399 in one year
  Link   Spread of Nuclear Capability Is Feared: Global Interest in Energy May Presage A New Arms Race (05.12.08)
By Joby Warrick. Washington Post. May 12, 2008.
  Link   Mining challenge heads to court (05.12.08)
by Ben Neary. The Associated Press. Santa Fe New Mexican. May 12, 2008.
  Link   Group challenges uranium license (05.12.08)
By FELICIA FONSECA. Associated Press writer. Casper Star-Tribune. May 12, 2008.
  Link   Appeals court hears challenge to uranium mine (05.12.08)
By BEN NEARY. ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER. Seattle Times-Intelligencer. May 12, 2008.
  Link   Uranium industry may make a comeback because of increased demand (04.25.2008)
by John Odermann. The Dickinson (North Dakota) Press. April 25, 2008.
  Link   B.C. shuts door on uranium projects (04-25-08)
by Wendy Stueck. ReportOnBusiness.COM. Toronto, ON. April 25, 2008.
  Link   PRESS RELEASE - Navajos Vow Fight Against New Uranium Mines (04.19.08)
New Mexico Environmental Law Center. April 19, 2008.
  Link   Judge blocks uranium test near Grand Canyon (04.07.08)
By BOB CHRISTIE. Associated Press writer. Casper Star-Tribune. April 7, 2008.
  Link   Reopening a mine also can reopen wounds (04.06.08)
by Staff Writer. Farmington (NM) Daily Times. April 6, 2008.
  Link   Company buys up knowledge of uranium sources (04.04.08)
  Link   Report Prods U.S. on Sale of Highly Priced Uranium (04.02.08)
By MATTHEW L. WALD. New York Times. April 2, 2008.
  Link   NRC takes 32 years to answer petition (04.01.08)
By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press Writer. Houston Chronicle. April 1, 2008.
  Link   Five tribes say no to Grand Canyon area uranium mine (03.31.08)
By JACKIE BROWN. Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier. March 31, 2008.
  Link   As Uranium Firms Eye N.M., Navajos Are Wary (03.28.08)
By Kari Lydersen. Washington Post Staff Writer. Friday, March 28, 2008.
  Link   Texas Uranium Mining Controversy: New battle heats up in Goliad. (3.30.08)
By Robert Elder. Austin (Texas) Statesman. March 30, 2008. Austin-based UEC prospecting for uranium, worrying county residents.
  Link   Uranium mining raises questions of safety, rights and wealth in Fremont County (03.29.08)
by R. Scott Rappold. The (Colorado Springs) Gazette. March 29, 2008. ‘It’s really tearing our community apart,’ one landowner says.
  Link   Mining incompatible with LURs (03-28-08)
by Mike Potter, Staff Writer. The Park County Republican and Fairplay Flume. March 28, 2008.
  Link   Uranium sides trade views (03.21.08)
By MEGAN LEE. Staff Writer. Casper (WY) Star-Tribune. March 21, 2008.
  Link   Enjoy, protect Dolores River this spring (03.20.08)
Thinking Green by Mark Pearson. Durango Herald. March 20, 2008.
  Link   Lawsuit does not slow uranium company (03.20.08)
Advocate Staff Report. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. March 20, 2008. Uranium Energy Corp. says a lawsuit filed against it on Monday is groundless.
  Link   Goliad County: Leave us alone (03.18.08)
By Gabe Semenza. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. March 18, 2008. County, residents file suit against uranium company.
  Link   With Hot Uranium Prices, SD Groups Join 5-State Effort to Highlight Dangers (03.17.08)
by David Law/Chris Thomas, Public News Service - SD. March 17, 2008.
  Link   Nuclear Hair of the Dog (03.12.08)
By Jerry Ortiz y Pino. Editorial/Opinion. March 12, 2008.
  Link   DOE Announces Policy for Managing Excess Uranium Inventory (03.12.2008)
Press Release. U.S. Department of Energy. News Media Contact:Angela Hill, (202) 586-4940. March 12, 2008.
  Link   S.D. Uranium Mining Rules Stalled (03.13.2008)
By JOE KAFKA Associated Press Writer. The Houston Chronicle. March 13, 2008.
  Link   Time for a mining law update (03.14.2008)
Opinion. LA Times. March 14, 2008. As claims encroach on cities, an 1872 law isn't protecting us from environmental and health threats.
  Link   Groups sue over drilling near Grand Canyon (03.13.08)
From the Associated Press. Published in the LA Times. March 13, 2008. A British mining firm is allowed to drill at as many as 39 locations in Kaibab National Forest.
  Link   Environmentalists sue over uranium exploration near Grand Canyon (03.13.08)
by Dennis Wagner. The Arizona Republic. March 13, 2008. Action targets uranium exploration near Grand Canyon.
  Link   Mining claims press close to cities, towns (03.11.08)
by Matthew Brown. The Associated Press. Reported in The Santa Fe New Mexican. March 11, 2008. Mining claims for copper, uranium and other metals are being staked near growing towns and cities across the West at an accelerating rate.
  Link   Report: Abandoned mines pose safety risk (03.11.08)
by Staci Matlock. The (Santa Fe) New Mexican. March 11, 2008. U.S. Senate panel considers changes to 135-year-old mining law.
  Link   Goliad citizens can join in county suit against uranium mining firm (03.10.08)
ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. March 10, 2008. Private landowners can join Goliad County’s suit against a uranium mining company.
  Link   A radioactive rush: Uranium boom continues to slam Southwest Colorado (03.06.08)
by Will Sands. The Durango Telegraph. March 6, 2008.
  Link   Study finds high cancer rates in Monticello (03.05.08)
By Lisa J. Church, Editor. Moab Times-Independent. March 5, 2008. (Free) Registration required.
  Link   Are Bats Hanging Up Uranium Boom? (02.29.08)
By Douglas McDaniel. Telluride Watch. February 29, 2008.
  Link   Voting-machine, uranium measures get vetoed (03.03.08)
Deborah Baker. The Associated Press. Reported in the Santa Fe New Mexican. March 3, 2008.
  Link   House Panel Rejects Study of Uranium Mining (03.04.08)
By Anita Kumar. Washington Post. March 4, 2008. Virginia Lawmakers concerned about land, air and drinking water contamination kill a uranium mining proposal.
  Link   Goliad Co. (Texas) threatens to sue uranium company (03.01.08)
BY TARA BOZICK - VICTORIA (Texas) ADVOCATE. March 01, 2008. Goliad County plans to sue a uranium company for contaminating drinking water.
  Link   Editorial: Governor, be wary of 'U-cleanup' bill (03.01.08)
The New Mexican. March 1, 2008.
  Link   Uranium Tug-of-War: Mining company, residents at odds over planned plant (02.28.08)
By SANDY SHORE. Corpus Christi Caller-Times. February 28, 2008. Associated Press. Article about local opposition to the proposed uranium mine near Nunn, Colorado.
  Link   Radioactive Remains: The forgotten story of the Northwest's only uranium mines (02.24.08)
by Warren Cornwall. Seattle Times. February 24, 2008.
  Link   Mount Taylor gets emergency listing (02.23.08)
Santa Fe New Mexican. February 23, 2008. Local News in Brief. The listing affords protections to Mount Taylor in the wake of rising demand for uranium.
  Link   Colorado Residents Fight Uranium Mine (02.20.08)
By Sandy Shore. Associated Press. Google News. February 20, 2008.
  Link   Our view: After irresponsibility U-lobby creeping back (02.17.08)
Opinion. The Santa Fe New Mexican. February 17, 2008.
  Link   Uranium Mining Advocates Seek Risk Study (02.16.08)
By Sue Lindsey. Associated Press Writer. Austin American Statesman. February 16, 2008
  Link   Two native leaders sentenced to jail for blocking uranium exploration (02.15.08)
By The Canadian Press. Ottawa Sun. February 15, 2008.
  Link   Uranium company supplies more information (02.14.08)
by Tara Bozick. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. February 14, 2008.
  Link   Goliad uranium mining talks continue (02.11.08)
By Allison Miles. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. February 11, 2008. Attendees at Victoria meeting urged to educate themselves on topic.
  Link   County Commissioners Want Veil of Secrecy Removed for Uranium Mining (02.11.08)
By Douglas McDaniel. Telluride Watch. February 11, 2008.
  Link   Sides far from accord on uranium mining (02.11.08)
By Denice Thibodeau. Danville (Virginia) Register & Bee. February 11, 2008. The battle over whether the state should consider mining uranium continues and neither side appears to be backing down.
  Link   Baptist Association opposes uranium mining (02.08.08)
Danville (Virginia) Register & Bee. February 8, 2008. First reported by The Gazette-Virginian (South Boston)
  Link   Two Denver bills affect high country (02.08.08)
by David Mullings. The Hub, Ouray County News. February 8, 2008. Anybody concerned about what goes on the high country of Ouray County might want to keep tabs on a couple of bills being debated by state lawmakers in Denver.
  Link   What is the value of contaminated water? (02.07.08)
Editor, the (Victoria, Texas) Advocate. February 7, 2008. The proposed uranium mining in Goliad County will have an adverse impact on their water.
  Link   Uranium Exploration Near Grand Canyon (02.07.08)
By Felicity Barringer. New York Times. February 7, 2008. With minimal public notice and no formal environmental review, the Forest Service has approved a permit allowing a British mining company to explore for uranium just outside Grand Canyon Nation
  Link   Uranium Mining Operations Near South Rim of Grand Canyon Approved (02.07.08)
Environmental Working Group. February 7, 2008. 137-Year-Old Mining Law Can’t Prevent Digging for Uranium Near National Park.
  Link   Can the Energy and Recreation Industries Find Common Ground? (02.01.08)
By K.C. Mason. Telluride Watch. February 1, 2008. This is a story about an 11-hour day in the life of the Colorado House Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources.
  Link   Greased tracks in Goliad? (01.30.08)
By Greg Harman. San Antonio Current. January 30, 2008. Would-be uranium miners and state regulators get worked over - but who's getting worked out?
  Link   Texas Officials To Vote on Responsibility for Waste Cleanup (01.30.08)
By Betsy Blaney. Associated Press. Published in the Albuquerque Journal. January 30, 2008.
  Link   Lawmakers find uranium mining still a hot issue (01.29.08)
By Scott Harper. The Virginian-Pilot. January 29, 2008.
  Link   NIRS Statement on Cancellation of Idaho Nuclear Reactor (01.28.08)
Nuclear Information and Resource Service. January 28, 2008. Today, MidAmerican Nuclear Energy Company announced that it is cancelling its plans to build a new nuclear reactor in Payette County, Idaho.
  Link   Uranium capital of the world - part 2 (01.26.08)
by Heather Clark, The Associated Press. Published in the Colorado Springs Gazette. January 26, 2008. New Mexico town gears up to restart industry.
  Link   Once burned, uranium mining town readies for industry's latest comeback (01.26.08)
By Heather Clark, Associated Press Writer. Published on WallSt.Net. January 26, 2008.
  Link   Navajo Nation council to consider bill expediting pollutant cleanups (01.25.2008)
by Felicia Fonseca. The Associated Press. Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican. January 25, 2008. Proposal is similar to federal Superfund law, would give 'added flexibility' to tribe.
  Link   Goliad County Reacts to Uranium Mining Permit Application (01.24.08)
Sierra Club. Lone Star Chapter. January 24, 2008. Stakeholders committed to protecting natural resources, public health in historic, beautiful South Texas County.
  Link   Oil and Gas Evaporation Ponds in Western Colorado are Major Sources of Air Pollution (01.07.2008)
News Release. Rocky Mountain Clean Air Action. Clean Air for Healthy Children, Healthy Communities. January 7, 2008.
  Link   Out With the Old: Advocates Push for Mining Reform (01.16.08)
by Laura Paskus. January 16, 2008. When President Ulysses S Grant signed the 1872 Mining Law, the law was meant to encourage settlement of the West’s vast public lands. The law is still on the books.
  Link   Clean air group contends evaporation ponds in Garfield County more dangerous than previously believed (01.09.2008)
By Phillip Yates. Glenwood Post Independent. Glenwood Springs. January 9, 2008.
  Link   Cuero Water Ending Up in Goliad Uranium Mining Field (11.23.07)
Red Orbit Breaking News. By Sonny Long, Victoria Advocate, Texas. November 23, 2007. Water being sold by the city of Cuero to private haulers is being used by a uranium mining company in neighboring Goliad County.
  Link   State considers lifting ban to extract farm's uranium mother lode (10.21.07)
By Scott Harper. The Virginian-Pilot. October 21, 2007.
  Link   Mining Our Treasures: An 1872 Law Paves the Way for a Rush of Claims in the West (08.27.07)
By Jane Danowitz and Richard Wiles. The Washington Post. August 27, 2007.
  Link   Mine approval process could exclude public (8/8/2007)
By Laura Paskus. Santa Fe Reporter. August 8, 2007. As the federal government braces for a uranium boom, it’s taking steps to help mining companies break ground more quickly.
  Link   Lawmakers want strict limits on uranium leach mining
By Steven K. Paulson. Associated Press Writer. Cable News Network. January 16. 2008. Colorado lawmakers want to put strict limits on companies that want to leach-mine for uranium, saying the industry is booming in the West and current laws a
  Link   Colo. Activists Call for Mining Fixes
The International Business Times - (by The Associated Press). Jan. 23, 2008. Colorado landowners, outdoor groups and conservationists called on Congress Wednesday to update the 135-year-old law that governs hard-rock mining on federal land in the W
  Link   Would you drink the yellow water?
BY Tara Bozick. Victoria Advocate (Texas). January 25, 2008. Opponents of uranium mining pepper company with questions.
  Link   Worries can't be buried as nuclear waste piles up
By Angela Charlton, The Associated Press. Published in the LA Times. January 21, 2008. Nations use a range of short-term methods, but a permanent solution is still elusive.
  Link   Water district: Stay informed about radium
By David Tewes. Victoria (Texas) Advocate. January 20, 2008. Process being developed to monitor water quality in wells. Note the attached article "High levels of radium found in wells [PDF]" and the comments that follow the article.
  Link   Nuclear Revival Rekindles Waste Concerns
The New York Times. By The Associated Press. January 20, 2008.
  Link   Uranium boom in the West
By Dusty Horwitt. The Denver Post. January 27, 2007.New rush gains steam.
  Link   Uranium mine gets nod amid pollution fears
by John Wiseman. The Australian. January 12, 2008. AUSTRALIA'S fourth uranium mine will begin production in the South Australian outback this year after receiving the go-ahead from the Rann Government yesterday.
  Link   First Nations: Stop Uranium Mining
© 2008 The Associated Press. Reported in the International Business Time. January 11, 2008.
  Link   Nuclear fallout: leaders urged to rule out uranium mining in Queensland
September 2006. Friends of the Earth Australia. Uranium mining is unnecessary, unsafe and unpopular and has no place in Queensland.
  Link   The Irish Times: Ryan refuses uranium mining licences
12/2/2007. Prospectors have been banned from mining the hills of Donegal for the nuclear fuel uranium, it emerged today.
  Link   Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility: The Real Cost of Power
In his latest nuclear report, Jan Willem Storm van Leeuwen, senior scientist at the Netherlands-based Ceedata Consultancy, said nuclear power systems were not an option as they produced more carbon dioxide than fossil-fueled power stations.
  Link   Nuclear not the answer. Australia's power push won't stop global warming.
by Peter Bradford. The Australian. November 23, 2006. Peter Bradford is a former member of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and former chairman of the New York and Maine utility regulatory commissions. He was commissioned to review the draft nuc
  Link   Virginia Uranium drilling plans denied
By Ray Reed. The News & Advance. Lynchburg, Virgina. January 4, 2008. Pittsylvania County’s Planning Commission voted 4-3 to recommend denial of a zoning request from Virginia Uranium Inc.
  Link   Labour shortage threatens to slow uranium boom
Cassandra Kyle, The StarPhoenix. December 05, 2007. "People that don't necessarily have a lot of uranium experience are building uranium mines, and all of a sudden you have design flaws and material failures and logistical issues..."
  Link   Uranium News From the Cibola County Beacon
By Cheryl Montoya. December 3, 2007. Governor Bill Richardson has called on the Nuclear Regulatory Comission to abandon its plan to require a Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Uranium Mining Applications.
  Link   Uranium mining left a legacy of death
By Jerry D. Spangler and Donna Kemp Spangler. Desert News staff writers. February 13, 2001.
  Link   A Deeply Green City Confronts Its Energy Needs and Nuclear Worries
New York Times. by Kirk Johnson. Published November 19, 2007. A uranium mine proposed for the plains 10 miles outside Fort Collins, Colo., would drill down through part of an aquifer.
  Link   Navajos spurn uranium mining
By James W. Brosnan. The Albuquerque Tribune. Wednesday, October 24, 2007. Soaring uranium prices are bringing mining companies back to western New Mexico, but the response from the Navajo Nation is "keep away."
  Link   Proposed uranium mining concerns environmentalists
By Kayla Gahagan, Journal staff. Saturday, November 10, 2007. Canadian firm drilling exploratory holes along the Southern Hills.
  Link   Navajos seek funds to clear uranium contamination
By Judy Pasternak, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer. October 24, 2007. Tribal officials ask Congress for $500 million to deal with wastes left by mining for bombs, nuclear power plants.
  Link   A peril that dwelt among the Navajos
By Judy Pasternak, Times Staff Writer. November 19, 2006. During the Cold War, uranium mines left contaminated waste scattered around the Indians. Homes built with the material silently pulsed with radiation. People developed cancer. And the U.S. did
  Link   Oases in Navajo desert contained 'a witch's brew'
By Judy Pasternak, Times Staff Writer. November 20, 2006. Rain-filled uranium pits provided drinking water for people and animals. Then a mysterious wasting illness emerged.
  Link   Navajos' desert cleanup no more than a mirage
By Judy Pasternak, Times Staff Writer. November 21, 2006. Through a federal program, decontamination seemed possible. But delays and disputes thwarted the effort.
  Link   Mining firms again eyeing Navajo land
By Judy Pasternak, Times Staff Writer. November 22, 2006. Demand for uranium is soaring. But the tribe vows a 'knockdown, drag-out legal battle.'
  Link   Kingsville state rep wins Sierra Club award
State Rep. Juan Escobar (D-Kingsville) was the recipient of the Sierra Club State Legislative Service Award for "Citizen Rights" for his work during the 2007 regular session of the Texas Legislature to protect the rights of citizens to participate in
  Link   Crazy For Yellowcake In Paradox Valley, Colorado
July 17, 2007. Mother Jones News: Uranium's new glow: Ghosts of paradox valley By Petra Bartosiewicz
  Link   America's Uranium Solution is In-Situ Recovery Mining
May 31, 2007
  Link   Uranium Energy Corp Provides an Update on its Goliad Operations
May 16, 2007
  Link   I-Team: Residents, officials troubled about uranium mining in Goliad County
April 28, 2007
  Link   Powertech Retains R Squared Incorporated for Centennial Project Permitting
April 19, 2007
  Link   Record High Uranium Price Results in Chain Reaction on Stock Market
April 10, 2007
  Link   Where is Erin Brockovich When You Need Her? Citron blows the cover off of Uranium Energy (OTCBB:URME) and asks the question: Can a stock promotion game turn downright dangerous?
April 10, 2007
  Link   Hundreds of Uranium Exploration Violations in Goliad County
April 03, 2007
  Link   High price of uranium prods U.S. mines to life
March 28, 2007
  Link   Fredonia uranium mine to reopen
March 27, 2007
  Link   Nuclear Power Plant Notes- South Texas and Uranium Mining, Florida's Crystal River, Iran and India's Sales Plans
February 27, 2007
  Link   South Texans have second thoughts on nuclear power
February 27, 2007
  Link   Sierra Club on Nuclear Power: The Wrong Nuclear Debate
February 26, 2007
  Link   Uranium Resources, Inc. Comments on Dispute with Kleberg County
February 8, 2007
  Link   Kleberg to review uranium mining: County may seek court order to halt production
February 6, 2007
  Link   New Texas Uranium Mine to Open in 2008?
November 28, 2006
  Link   Laws keep industry activities secret: Exploration permits under wraps, despite water concerns
November 6, 2006
  Link   As uranium mines closed, state altered cleanup goals: Initial targets were unrealistic and unnecessary, companies say
November 5, 2006
  Link   Uranium Company Denied Water Well Permit in Goliad Co.
October 18, 2006
  Link   S. Texas Uranium Mine OKd
February 23, 2006
  Link   Native community wins battle against uranium mining in Arizona, USA
June 20, 2005
  Link   Texas Dumping Ground for the Nation's Radioactive Wastes? Sierra Club Fighting Waste Profiteers on Several Fronts
May 5, 2005
  Link   NRC Staff Cites Honeywell Illinois Plant for Violating NRC Regulations
NRC NEWS. U.S. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION.Office of Public Affairs, Region II. Atlanta, GA. May 11, 2004.
  Link   Item 2. Description of Properties: South Texas: Kingsville Dome
April 11, 2003.
  Link   Canadian and Australian NGO's Unite against Uranium Mine
June 11, 2002.
  Link   Elevated radiation levels at mine in Yerington cause for concern (07.29.2004)
by Molly Ball. Las Vegas Sun. July 29, 2004.
  Link   Uranium cleanup deal angers Kleberg: Officials feel that aquifer is in danger
November 2, 2000.
  Link   Environmentalists sue uranium mining company: Group fears poisoned wells, ground water in Kingsville area, wants new public hearings
Corpus Christi Caller-Times. By MARY LEE GRANT Staff Writer. June 10, 1998.
  Link   Water study warns of Utah uranium leak (March 1999)
Las Vegas Sun. March 23, 1999.
  Link   Minding the Mine (01.24.1997)
By Donna Wilson, STATEWIDE Correspondent. Statewide Interactive. January 24, 1997.

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