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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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Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry

We all know what a blanket of fresh snow is supposed to look like, but for the last 10 years, the snows falling in parts of the Colorado Rockies have been far from virgin white and fluffy.

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THE BLOGS

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On politics, personhood and late-terms

Why does Mark Udall’s position on late-term abortions draw so much less attention than Cory Gardner’s waffling support on Personhood?

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EVENTS

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Democracy Now! Denver Double Whammy

On Democracy Now! tomorrow, The Independent’s Susan Greene on the historic $4.65 million jury verdict against the city of Denver for the 2010 city-jail excessive force killing of Marvin Booker, and columnist Mike Littwin on Colorado’s dead-heat races for governor and U.S. Senate.

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