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3 years 7 months ago

Group sues over Cotter uranium mill cleanup

A citizens group has filed a lawsuit accusing Colorado regulators of failing to require Cotter Corp. to set aside enough money to clean up its uranium mill in Canon City. Colorado Citizens Against Toxic Waste filed the lawsuit in Denver District Court against the state health department and others....

3 years 8 months ago

Cotter Corp. will continue to dismantle

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - Cotter Corp. will continue dismantling facilities at its uranium mill south of Canon City, but will keep its license and may restart processing. Cotter mill manager John Hamrick told KRLN-Radio Thursday that the company is preparing the site for construction. The mill was declared...

3 years 8 months ago

Cotter uranium mill on track to close

A uranium mill that has operated in Canon City for decades is now on track to permanently close. The Cotter Corporation now says it plans to shut down containment ponds that store millions of tons of toxic waste. Without containment ponds, the mill can't operate. The Cotter Uranium Mill sits...

3 years 10 months ago

Governor Ritter signs radioactive waste bill

Governor Bill Ritter signed a bill in Canon City Tuesday afternoon to tighten regulations on radioactive waste in Colorado. It requires uranium mills to clean up radioactive waste before accepting more radioactive material. Uranium mills are now allowed to postpone cleanup until they finish production and decommission their facilities....

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