Utah mill accused of possible threat

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Utah mill accused of possible threat

Ute tribe claims Clean Air violation
Anne Mariah Tapp, an attorney for Grand Canyon Trust, presents proposed new regulations that reduce radon monitoring at the White Mesa Uranium Mill. Jennifer Thurston, of Information Network for Responsible Mining, and Sarah Fields, of Uranium Watch, look on. The meeting took place at the community center in White Mesa, a satellite community of 200 Ute Mountain Ute tribal members in southeast Utah.
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The White Mesa uranium mill uses evaporative impoundment ponds to store and mitigate waste tailings from the milling process. A recent report claims radon emissions from the ponds far exceed Clean Air Act standards.

Utah mill accused of possible threat

Anne Mariah Tapp, an attorney for Grand Canyon Trust, presents proposed new regulations that reduce radon monitoring at the White Mesa Uranium Mill. Jennifer Thurston, of Information Network for Responsible Mining, and Sarah Fields, of Uranium Watch, look on. The meeting took place at the community center in White Mesa, a satellite community of 200 Ute Mountain Ute tribal members in southeast Utah.
Courtesy photo

The White Mesa uranium mill uses evaporative impoundment ponds to store and mitigate waste tailings from the milling process. A recent report claims radon emissions from the ponds far exceed Clean Air Act standards.
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