uranium mining

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…

Navajo Challenge Uranium Mining Permit on Tribal Lands

Navajo Challenge Uranium Mining Permit on Tribal Lands

SANTA FE, New Mexico, April 19, 2008 (ENS) – For the first time in history, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC, will be challenged in federal appeals court for its approval of a source materials license for an in situ leach uranium mine. The Navajo communities of Crownpoint and Church Rock, New Mexico will fight the…