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Original post ➡️ ACC, tribes discuss utility help for coal-impacted communities Tribal leaders of coal-impacted communities made their case to Arizona regulators about how the economic transition from coal should be handled on Thursday. The meeting was the first of a series of workshops that the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) ordered in the most recent ...
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EPA halts receipt of superfund waste at White Mesa Mill

Original Article ➡️ A bird’s eye view of the White Mesa mill southeast of Blanding. Photo courtesy Energy Fuels A notice from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preventing the Energy Fuels White Mesa Mill from processing hazardous waste, due to what the agency reports as a lack of adequate liquid cover on one ...
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Click here for original post Ute Mountain Utes say company might be polluting well water Ute Mountain Utes and environmental groups participated in a 5-mile march against the White Mesa uranium mill in southeast Utah on Oct. 9. (Jim Mimiaga/The Journal file) After years of protesting the White Mesa uranium mill, Ute Mountain Utes and ...
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The EPA says Clean Air Act violations at southern Utah’s White Mesa Uranium Mill are ‘egregious.’

Click here for original post The White Mesa uranium mill in Southeastern Utah.Bruce Gordon/ Courtesy EcoFlight The Environmental Protection Agency issued a recent ruling that says the White Mesa Uranium Mill can no longer accept radioactive waste from Superfund sites. In a December 2 notice to the mine’s owners, the EPA deemed the facility “unacceptable” to accept ...
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Click here for original post Screenshot of the location of White Mesa Mills from Energy Fuel Resources website 12-10-21 Citizens of the Ute Mountain Ute community of White Mesa, Utah, have long been concerned about contamination from the uranium mill three miles away. They say it is desecrating sacred sites and the tribes’ cultural resources. ...
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EPA faults uranium processor for not keeping Superfund waste covered

Click here for original post Energy Fuels Resources barred from accepting some radioactive material after federal authorities conclude the White Mesa facility has not been properly storing dangerous waste. (Alastair Lee Bitsóí | The Salt Lake Tribune) White Mesa residents and anti-uranium activists march, pray and sing as part of the annual spiritual walk in ...
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Click here for original post Water managers set to talk about how to divide Colorado River Lake Powell, the second largest reservoir on the Colorado River, is seen in a November 2019 aerial photo from the nonprofit EcoFlight. Water thinkers are discussion concepts that could tweak how Colorado River flows are shared between the upper ...
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A flight above the Grand Canyon and Little Colorado River

Click here for original post The Grand Canyon Trust organized a flight over the Grand Canyon through non-profit EcoFlight. The flight took several members of the media, an author and a local film-maker near the Grand Canyon and over both the Little Colorado River and Pinyon Plain Uranium Mine on December 1.  The Confluence The aqua blue ...
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Click here for original article Hearing on rising oil prices comes days after critical COP26 climate summit Sen. John Hickenlooper questions an expert panel on rising oil prices in a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on Nov. 16, 2021. (Screenshot) Days after global leaders agreed for the first time to decrease coal usage ...
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Plans To Dig the Biggest Lithium Mine in the US Face Mounting Opposition

Click here for original post Resistance to Lithium Americas’ plans to dig an element critical to the energy transition at Nevada’s Thacker Pass shows that “clean” energy could face the same challenges as fossil fuels. People dance together at the protest camp at Thacker Pass, Nevada on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Earlier in the day ...
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