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2 Southwest tribes raise concerns over uranium storage

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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…

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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.
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