Uranium Drive-In chronicles a rural mining community where a proposed uranium mill, the first to be built in the U.S. in 25 years, is creating a raging debate that is tearing the community apart. With authentic voices, the characters tell personal stories about life and death in a boom-bust mining town and now, with the future of nuclear energy being questioned worldwide, there’s even more at stake.
Over 100 miles from the nearest traffic light lies Paradox, CO-population 242-site of the proposed mill. Until the mid 80s this region was booming, with a Dairy Queen a swimming pool and even a drive-in movie theater, the Uranium Drive-In. Now many of the businesses are boarded up and the elementary school is for sale.
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