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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

SD group urges uranium mine cleanup on Earth Day

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota group says old uranium mines across the state and U.S. are contaminating water and the air with radioactive chemicals. The group, Defenders of the Black Hills, is helping to lead an effort to educate…continue reading on

Harding Co. site part of record $5B pollution clean-up agreement

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nick Brown

(Reuters) – Energy company Anadarko Petroleum Corp agreed on Thursday to pay more than $5 billion to clean up areas across the United States polluted by nuclear fuel, wood creosote and rocket fuel waste that caused cancer and other h…continue reading on

Bowman County hosts informational meeting about uranium mining

December 15, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Due to an increasing interest in uranium, southwest counties in North Dakota may once again face the possibility of uranium exploration and mining after an almost 30-year lull. Continue Reading

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