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Navajo Nation could receive $1 billion to clean up uranium via The Santa Fe New Mexican

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation could receive a minimum $1 billion award for cleanup of uranium-contaminated sites on the reservation as the result of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court finding, tribal officials estimate. The roughly 50 sites include abandoned uranium … Continue reading

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“No Dose is Safe” via Defenders of the Black Hills

By Charmaine White Face There is a situation brewing in western South Dakota that has quite a few people concerned about the safety of soldiers in the SD Army National Guard. It’s not that they will be going overseas to … Continue reading

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Nuclear power turns to developing world as west recoils from Fukushima via The Guardian

As the mood in Japan, Germany, Italy and even France hardens, China is restarting a £170bn reactor programme and India is looking to atomic power to shore up its creaking grid A nuclear fuel pellet the size of your little … Continue reading

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Uranium Mines Dot Navajo Land, Neglected and Still Perilous via The New York Times

CAMERON, Ariz. — In the summer of 2010, a Navajo cattle rancher named Larry Gordy stumbled upon an abandoned uranium mine in the middle of his grazing land and figured he had better call in the feds. Engineers from the … Continue reading

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