We are saddened to hear of the passing of Gardner Gray, who lived for many years at Pringle in the southern Black Hills. Gardner worked hard against uranium mining – even running for the State Legislature on a “No Uranium Mining” ticket. Gardner Bradlee Gray's earthly guitar strings stilled on November 30th in the company … Continue reading In Memory of Gardner Gray, a musician, aviator, uranium mine fighter, and a great friend to all.
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Watch our Magical Float in Action at the Festival of Lights Parade!
Join us to watch our magical float in action -- A Water Protection Extravaganza! Saturday Night, Nov. 27 beginning at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Downtown Rapid City. We're excited to announce that the Rapid City Festival of Lights Parade is a GO this year (finally) and we'll be there with Mni, the white … Continue reading Watch our Magical Float in Action at the Festival of Lights Parade!
Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Case heard in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
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.
POWERTECH URANIUM DENIED! WATER MANAGEMENT BOARD’S VOTE WAS UNANIMOUS.
Intervenors who oppose Powertech fill the room during the WMB Meeting. Photo by Rebecca Terk.
AZARGA URANIUM TO BE BOUGHT BY ANOTHER CANADIAN FIRM – AND THERE ARE QUESTIONS
As of sometime in November, Azarga Uranium (parent of Powertech Uranium) will be bought out by enCore Energy, a Canadian firm that has its headquarters in Texas. enCore Energy is apparently not to be confused with Encore Energy (two capital E’s), an oil and gas firm. Azarga will become a subsidiary of enCore, which also … Continue reading AZARGA URANIUM TO BE BOUGHT BY ANOTHER CANADIAN FIRM – AND THERE ARE QUESTIONS
NUCLEAR ENERGY = URANIUM MINING!
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....