Articles

Collection of newspaper articles regarding the proposed uranium mining in the Black Hills region.


2017

Apr 19

Mar 23

Unsatisfied Mining Industry Wants More from the Taxpayer

Mar 15

Native Sun News: Tribe takes NRC to mat on uranium permits: Tribe urges turnout of members for public information sessions

Mar 7 –

Rapid City Journal: EPA issues draft permits to Edgemont uranium project, schedules public hearings

2016

A Special five part series – Radioactive Legacy: Four million tons of radioactive waste are buried under a grassy field three miles to the southeast of Edgemont in far southwestern South Dakota. North of Edgemont, two massive abandoned mines, the biggest measuring a mile across, scar the range land.

Nuclear Monitor: Uranium – the world’s worst mined commodity

2015

Rapid City Journal: After regulators order clarification of economic report, uranium company’s stock struggles
Victoria Advocate: Federally proposed uranium rules reflect local fight
Rapid City Journal: Uranium mining topic of Custer meeting

2014

RAPID CITY JOURNAL SPECIAL SECTION COVERING POWERTECH’S PROPOSAL TO MINE URANIUM IN THE AREA
Rapid City Journal: License stay lifted for proposed uranium mine
Hot Springs Star: Uranium Mining Poll Results Reported – by Dr Tom Cook, doctorate in chemistry

Rapid City Journal: Uranium Foes Regroup 

Rapid City Journal Uranium project 6
 Rapid City Journal Uranium project 5
Rapid City Journal Uranium project 4
Rapid City Journal Uranium project 3
Rapid City Journal Uranium project 2
Rapid City Journal Uranium project
The Ecologist: Protect our sacred water! The Curse of Uranium in the Black Hills by Ben Whitford

2013

John Lee McLaughlin, Rapid City Journal staff: Council passes resolution against uranium mining
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe still fighting uranium mine
Rapid City Journal: Fall River County Commission hears more from mining opposition
Black Hills Pioneer: Who are we permitting? Poor financials, heavy foreign investments bring questions on Powertech’s future
Powertechexposed.com: Powertech sells 60% of Centennial project to Hong Kong investment firm; inexperienced Chinese company becomes largest Powertech shareholder
Rapid City Journal: WATCHDOG: Records law keeps uranium decision-making secret
Michael Sanborn, Rapid City Journal columnist: Council shouldn’t have diluted uranium resolution
Colorado Post Independent / Citizen Telegram / Grand Junction Free Press: A uranium mining proposal that’s larded with snake oil
Rapid City Journal: Uranium mine hearings reveal questions about proposed project
 Indian Country Today Commentary: Media Distort Crow Butte Story
Rapid City Journal: Rapid council shows strength in anti-mining resolution
Michael Sanborn, Rapid City Journal columnist: Council shouldn’t have diluted uranium resolution
Rapid City Journal: Attorney questions Powertech data
Rapid City Journal: Powertech says it expects to have on-site inspectors
Rapid City Journal: Uranium hearing continues with more protester testimony
Rapid City Journal: Uranium mine protesters testify at water permit hearings
Rapid City Journal: Uranium mine protesters testify at water permit hearings
Rapid City Journal: Second state permit hearings begin for Powertech
Rapid City Journal: Uranium hearings brought new facts to light
Rapid City Journal: Leaks, spills, and other problems at in situ uranium mines across the country 

2010

Mines and Communities: International scientists call for a global uranium ban

2007

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