Tag Archives: the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Pilanguru people to fight on as uranium mine gets environmental approval via The Guardian

Traditional owners say the Indigenous community has not been adequately consulted about Vimy Resources’ planned Mulga Rock open-pit mine Traditional owners have vowed to fight a proposed uranium mine at Mulga Rock, about 240km west of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, which … Continue reading

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Two Stay-at-Home Moms Are Waging War Against the Feds Over Illegal Toxic Waste via Broadly

What do you do when there’s 10,000 barrels of illegally dumped uranium two miles away from your home and the government tells you not to worry about it? Dawn Chapman and her family are stuck in an absurd and depressing … Continue reading

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Radioactive materials found in West Lake runoff area via St. Louis Pubic Radio

Radioactive material has been discovered in a drainage area located in the northwest portion of the West Lake Landfill. The federal Environmental Protection Agency ordered landfill owner Republic Services and the Cotter Corporation to collect sediment samples in March in … Continue reading

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Life span of U.S. reactors is an issue for the Clean Power Plan via E&E News

Tt will update by year’s end proposed guidelines for assessing the safe life span for nuclear reactors — a central issue for the nuclear industry, the nation’s future electric power supply and the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. The new … Continue reading

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Playing with fire Whistleblowers and activists question recreational use at Rocky Flats via Boulder Weekly

When Jacque Brever worked in “the snake pit,” one of the most hazardous areas in Building 771 at Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, a structure later designated the most dangerous building in America, leaks and spills were such regular occurrences … Continue reading

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Groups disagree with Hanford cleanup decision via Tri-City Herald

The federal government issued its first final cleanup decision for one of Hanford’s reactors without incorporating changes recommended by the Hanford Advisory Board and environmental groups. The Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency adopted a plan for the … Continue reading

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