uranium exploration

Contested Case Hearing Granted on South Texas Uranium Permit

Contested Case Hearing Granted on South Texas Uranium Permit

AUSTIN, Texas, February 26, 2009 (ENS) – Local officials and citizens from Goliad County got some encouragement Wednesday in their fight against uranium mining over a south Texas aquifer. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality voted to allow a contested case hearing on an application by Uranium Energy Corporation to mine uranium just north of…

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona, March 13, 2008 (ENS) – One of the great natural wonders of the world – the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River – is threatened by uranium exploration.Three conservation groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the approval of up to 39 new uranium drilling sites within a few miles of Grand Canyon National…