Uranium

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Stolen mine cart recovered, donated to Silverton museum

A historic uranium ore cart stolen from a mine on public lands in southwest Montrose County has been recovered and will be displayed in a Silverton museum. In October, 2012 law enforcement with the...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Toxic spill raises fear at White Mesa uranium mill

WHITE MESA – Residents on Monday raised heightened concerns about the outdated uranium mill outside town, amid a report of two recent toxic spills and a new report that says toxic metals are...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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White Mesa plans meeting on uranium mill issues

Because of concerns about water quality and a recent toxic spill at the White Mesa uranium mill, the Ute Mountain Ute tribe will host an informational meeting on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at the community...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Ute tribe argues that uranium waste threatens water

In a video released Tuesday, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Grand Canyon Trust claim that the White Mesa uranium mill in southeast Utah puts local water sources at risk of contamination.The...

DATE: May 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Utah mill accused of possible threat

The amount of radioactive gas being released from the White Mesa uranium mill in southeast Utah is being debated by environmental groups, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and the Environmental...

DATE: June 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

White Mesa residents discuss radon ruling

On Thursday a meeting was held in White Mesa, Utah, — a small Ute Mountain reservation community — regarding a new EPA proposal for radon emissions from the nearby White Mesa Uranium Mill. The...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Uranium mill may be facing lawsuit

Grand Canyon Trust has filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue Energy Fuels Resources for violations of the Clean Air Act and illegal tailing storage practices at its White Mesa uranium mill in...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

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Uranium mill may face suit

Grand Canyon Trust has filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue Energy Fuels Resources for violations of the Clean Air Act and illegal tailing storage practices at its White Mesa uranium mill in...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

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Uranium mill west of Cortez faces possible suit over radon

Grand Canyon Trust has filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue Energy Fuels Resources for violations of the Clean Air Act and illegal tailing storage practices at its White Mesa uranium mill in...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Uranium mill may be done in 2017

In October 2015, downstream the Dolores River into Montrose County, construction is expected to begin on the country’s first new uranium mill in 30 years. The Pinon Ridge Mill has cleared several...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local news