Tag Archives: uranium mining

Rio Tinto-owned company in dispute with Federal Government over Kakadu uranium mine via ABC News

The Ranger Uranium Mine in Kakadu is looming as the next great test of mining giant Rio Tinto, following the international outcry over the destruction of the 46,000-year-old Juukan caves in the Pilbara. Key points: Operations at the Ranger Uranium … Continue reading

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#75 years of resilence via #stillhere

The hibakusha, or those who survived the nuclear attacks in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, are the best known nuclear survivors, but they are not the only ones. Downwinders grew up near America’s nuclear testing and production sites in places like Utah, … Continue reading

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Standing up to Rosatom via Beyond Nuclear International

Anti-nuclear resistance in Russia: problems protests, reprisals The following is a report from the Russian Social Ecological Union (RSEU)/ Friends of the Earth Russia, slightly edited for length. You can read the report in full here. It is a vitally important document … Continue reading

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Assaulted by massacres, smallpox, uranium mining, and pipelines Native Tribes are standing up for their rights on Covid-19 protection via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter Native Americans have largely been left out of the conversation about Covid-19 even though they have some of the highest infection rates in the country. They’ve been here before; with massacres, smallpox, pipelines, and the ravages of uranium … Continue reading

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New Trump Nuclear Plan Favors Uranium Mining Bordering the Grand Canyon via Inside Climate News (Reader Supported News)

By Judy Fahys The administration, seeking to restore America’s “competitive nuclear advantage,” also wants to create a $150 million uranium reserve in the coming decade. vergreen forests blanket the Grand Canyon’s less traveled northern plateau, and the perfume of Ponderosa … Continue reading

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Uranium mining and my family’s story via Beyond Nuclear International

The 1,000 uranium mines of “John Wayne country” and their terrible legacy By Tommy Rock, Ph.D. My name is Tommy Rock, PhD., and I am from the Navajo tribe in the southwest U.S. I live in Monument Valley, Utah, which … Continue reading

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Nallamala Uranium Mine Will Destroy India’s Second Largest Tiger Reserve via DiaNuke.org

This article is taken from the Twitter thread of Mr. Agasthya Kantu, a Political Journalist who is shedding light upon the on going uranium mining issue in and around the region of Nallamala forest, which could eventually result in excavating 20k acres … Continue reading

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Uranium Miner Coaxed Government to Water Down Extinction Safeguards via Guardian UK

By Adam Morton […Cameco did not have to show if WA mine would lead to extinction of tiny fauna before its approval on 10 April  multinational uranium miner persuaded the federal government to drop a requirement forcing it to show … Continue reading

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Australians fighting to stop four disastrous uranium mines via Beyond Nuclear

Fighting for life in the “place of death” describes the now 40-year-long struggle to stop the Yeelirrie uranium mine, with Traditional Owners and environmental groups in court in an endeavor to stop it. Read the story. And Marcus Atkinson and his … Continue reading

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US high court to take up issue of whether Virginia can ban a uranium mine via UMT online

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether Virginia has the right to ban a uranium mine, reviving discussion about a deposit on the state’s southern border that’s said to be the nation’s richest source of the mineral … Continue reading

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