A press release from the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee today says a National Park Service hydrologist and others were at odds with the Interior Dept. over potential environmental impacts of uranium mining in northern Arizona [right, one million acres of federal land withdrawn from exploration and development shown hatched. Credit, BLM] The release said:Internal emails obtained by the House Natural Resources Committee raise significant questions into the science used by the Obama Administration to justify a 20-year ban on uranium development on one million acres of federal land in Arizona.
KSWT, Channel 13 in Phoenix reports that a senior official in the U.S. Department of Interior has written to Congressman Nick Rahall [left], chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, telling him that the resolution passed o... Read Post
The (Flagstaff) Daily Sun and other news outlets are reporting that the Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality issued three air and one aquifer permits today for 3 uranium mines in northern Arizona being developed by Denison Mines. ... Read Post