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SD uranium mine opponents want more info released

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Opponents of a proposed uranium mine in western South Dakota want more information released to ensure local aquifers are protected.

The Clean Water Alliance said a detailed geological survey could show threats to local aquife…continue reading on

Operator of proposed SD uranium mine to merge with Hong Kong firm

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — The company that would operate a proposed uranium mine in southwest South Dakota has agreed to merge with a Hong Kong-based firm.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that Powertech Uranium Corp. plans to merge with Azarga Resource…continue reading on

Uranium mine hearing delayed for agencies’ OK

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

Two federal agencies must approve a proposed uranium mine in the Black Hills before a South Dakota board further considers issuing a permit, its hearing chairman said Tuesday, citing a state law.

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Uranium hearings scheduled

July 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Company seeking permission to mine in southwest SD.
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LETTER: Powertech threatens the Black Hills’ water

June 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Canadian company, Powertech, Inc., plans to mine uranium in the Black Hills using the groundwater of our region as a tool (in situ leach mining).
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Powertech brings first big mining fight of century

June 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

There’s nothing warm and fuzzy about uranium, or about most mining. Continue Reading

Uranium mine permit process grinds forward

April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SD Department of Environment and Natural Resources recommends mining permit be granted. Continue Reading

OPINION: Uranium mine too great a risk for SD

February 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Powertech (USA), Inc., a Canadian company with just 10 employees owned by a stock market hedge fund, is planning a massive uranium mining operation near Edgemont.
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SD regulators more authority in uranium mine regulation

January 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) South Dakota environmental officials have asked the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission for more authority in regulating a proposed Powertech USA Inc. uranium mine near Edgemont.
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DENR recommends approval of Powertech plan

December 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Powertech Uranium Corp. plans to pump groundwater into the underground ore deposits near Edgemont to dissolve the uranium. Continue Reading

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