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Uranium Mining

Energy Dept. Backs Uranium Mining In Western Colorado

The U.S. Department of Energy is again proposing opening up 25,000 acres of land in western Colorado to uranium mining.

03/15/2013

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Federal Judge Orders Halt To Uranium Program

A federal judge has ordered federal officials to stop approving exploration, mining and all other activities on 31 sites leased to uranium companies in Colorado.

10/20/2011

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Uranium Mill Creates Environmental Controversy, Job Opportunities

What’s being planned for a desolate valley in southwestern Colorado is creating both hope for the economy and despair for the environment.

01/20/2011

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