Gilt Edge - A Superfund Site of toxic mining waste ponds in the northern Black Hills.
Presiding Judges Wilkins, Rao, and Jackson of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit heard this case on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 9:30 A.M. Case#: 20-1489 Oglala Sioux Tribe and Aligning for Responsible Mining v. NRC (15 minutes per side) Mr. Jeff Parsons, attorney for the petitioners, Oglala Sioux Tribe and Aligning … Continue reading Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Case heard in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Intervenors who oppose Powertech fill the room during the WMB Meeting. Photo by Rebecca Terk.
Let's remember that Nuclear Energy needs Uranium, which results in destructive mining and contamination of groundwater. The world is almost out of time with respect to decarbonizing the energy sector. Doing so, experts agree, is essential to forestalling some of the most alarming consequences of climate change, including rising sea levels, droughts, fires, extreme weather events, ocean acidification, and the like....
Powertech Uranium (a subsidiary of Azarga Uranium) has formally asked the South Dakota state Water Management Board to restart the hearing on the water permits for its proposed uranium mine in Custer and Fall River Counties. This hearing started and was suspended in 2013, when Powertech agreed to wait to restart the process until its … Continue reading STATE PROGRAMS COME OUT AGAINST POWERTECH’S PLAN
Email the South Dakota's Water Management Board today! Tell them NOT to Re-Start Powertech's uranium mining permit process. Powertech Uranium asked the State of South Dakota's Water Management Board (WMB) to give it three water permits for its proposed uranium mine in Custer and Fall River Counties. In 2013, the hearings on the permits started, … Continue reading Call to Action: Contact the SD Water Management Board Today!