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Uranium deal with Russians shows need for mining reform, activists say

Uranium deal with Russians shows need for mining reform, activists say

Mining reform groups over the weekend reacted sharply to Wednesday’s decision by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (pdf) to allow the transfer of two uranium […]...

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November 29, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics
Uranium mining firms step up legal pressure as state regulations stiffen

Uranium mining firms step up legal pressure as state regulations stiffen

A litigious pattern is developing in Colorado’s uranium mining industry, where officials have told the Colorado Independent they’re feeling increasingly squeezed by state regulations meant to protect limited water resources. So they’re suing the state to curtail those rules....

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November 16, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Critics: foreign uranium companies ‘taking U.S. minerals for free’

Critics: foreign uranium companies ‘taking U.S. minerals for free’

The proposed purchase of a Canadian uranium mining company with Colorado interests by a Russian government-owned conglomerate has sparked more than just national security concerns. Some critics say the United States is getting fleeced by foreign mining companies extracting minerals...

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October 22, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
From Russia with no love for Colorado uranium mining climate

From Russia with no love for Colorado uranium mining climate

Uranium One, a Canadian company mired in controversy over its proposed purchase by a Russian mining conglomerate, is divesting itself of its Colorado mining interests because of “all the politics and all the local sentiment” against uranium mining in the...

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October 21, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories

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Melting permafrost could worsen water quality in the Rockies

We may not yet know exactly how global warming will affect all the complex parts of Rocky Mountain ecosystems, but it’s not for lack of trying.

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THE BLOGS

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Will Hickenlooper’s fracking commission be clairvoyant?

None of the members appear to represent the views of the activist-constituents who spent thousands of hours of their lives working for greater local regulatory control. Unless they’re clairvoyant.

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EVENTS

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An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m.

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