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3 years 10 months ago

Opponents continue challenge of uranium mill

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - Opponents of a uranium mill proposed near Naturita (nat-yur'-EE'-tah) in southwest Colorado are challenging the project on grounds that federal law doesn't adequately protect against radon emissions. The Montrose Daily Press reports that the group Sheep Mountain Alliance is arguing the 1989 federal Clean Air...

4 years 6 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...

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