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2 Southwest tribes raise concerns over uranium storage

Original Post ➡️ Tribal communities in Arizona & Utah face environmental problems connected to same radioactive resource In White Mesa, Utah, at America’s last uranium mill, a pool of toxic waste is emitting dangerous amounts of radon to the surrounding communities, among them the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. This isn’t news: In November 2021, High Country News reported on ...
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Original Post ➡️ Xcel Energy’s Hayden Station just east of Hayden, as seen from an EcoFlight tour of the Yampa Valley with Friends of the Yampa on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Both generators at the site are scheduled to close by the end of 2028.Dylan Anderson/Steamboat Pilot & Today Hayden’s new school was built with ...
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What’s next for the CORE Act?

Original Post ➡️ The executive director of a local conservation watchdog group says he believes that passage of the CORE Act is no longer a matter of if, but when. Will Roush of Carbondale-based nonprofit Wilderness Workshop said it’s fair to say he’s “cautiously optimistic” that the bill — designed to protect 400,000 acres of ...
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Two Southwest tribes raise concerns over uranium storage

Original Post ➡️ Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium. In White Mesa, Utah, at America’s last uranium mill, a pool of toxic waste is emitting dangerous amounts of radon to the surrounding communities, among them the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. This isn’t news: In November ...
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Original Post ➡️ Council discusses increasing staff wages, instituting housing incentives Hayden is seen from an EcoFlight tour of the Yampa Valley with Friends of the Yampa on Feb. 4.Dylan Anderson/Steamboat Pilot & Today Hayden Town Council is looking at new policies designed to help the town maintain and attract employees in both the long ...
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