Wyoming Governor Pushes for Uranium Study Release
October 2008 by Associated PressWith energy companies clamoring to produce more uranium, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal is urging federal regulators not to delay release of an environmental study on in-situ mining.
Who would have thought it possible? According to a New York Times editorial in late January, they predict that the terrorist attack on September 11 will not be remembered by historians as the most significant event of the last half of 2001. Their new choice is the collapse of corporate giant Enron—and they just may be right.
Higher gold prices helped boost Nevada’s mining industry in 2003 despite a decline in production for the third straight year.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Celebrating California's Golden Sesquicentennial & A Century of Mining
Two potentially important Canadian projects, which could have produced revenues in the billions and jobs in the tens of thousands, have now been officially abandoned and the reasons offered by both relate to the economic impossibility of successfully negotiating all the regulatory obstacles that have been presented.
• SB 637
• Public land users cry "fowl"
- PLF sues over critical habitat
- Attorney General ends EPA slush fund
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