Sheep Mountain Alliance
The Colorado health department is rebuking a federal agency and saying it hasn’t determined if a public hearing is needed for a radioactive materials license it issued to a proposed uranium mill.
Opponents of a uranium mill proposed near Naturita in southwest Colorado are challenging the project on grounds that federal law doesn’t adequately protect against radon emissions.
A Telluride-based citizens group is asking a judge to revoke a license for what would be the country’s first new conventional uranium mill in more than 25 years.
What’s being planned for a desolate valley in southwestern Colorado is creating both hope for the economy and despair for the environment.