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Original Post ➡️ Containment cell supposed to be covered in water to reduce radon emissions; Energy Fuels says material is exempt An EcoFlight flyover of waste containment cells April 4 at the White Mesa Mill shows waste containment Cell 4B (bottom) is not sufficiently covered in water as required by federal regulations, according to the ...
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Original Post ➡️ Recent EcoFlight overflights of White Mesa Uranium Mill revealed radioactive materials remain uncovered. (Photo/EcoFlight) WHITE MESA, Utah — Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and environmental organizations want to see the White Mesa uranium mill, located in San Juan County in Utah, shut down and are asking for the mill to be strictly regulated ...
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When history repeats

On nuke waste dumps and Power Madness in Indigenous Country Original Post ➡️ White Mesa Mill (with Mesa Verde and Ute Mountain) from within Bears Ears National Monument. Jonathan P. Thompson photo. THE HISTORY: In the 1980s, a site on the edge of Canyonlands National Park was a main candidate to become the nation’s nuclear waste ...
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Flight over White Mesa Mill, Bears Ears National Monument and Lake Powell

Original Post ➡️ An aerial view of the White Mesa Mill, which produces and recycles uranium, located south of Blanding, Utah on April 5, 2022.JOEL ANGEL JUAREZ/THE REPUBLIC A view of Comb Ridge within Bears Ears National Monument, Utah on April 5, 2022.JOEL ANGEL JUAREZ/THE REPUBLIC A view of Bears Ears National Monument, Utah on ...
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Unless plan is updated, 82-mile roadway could lose its status as scenic byway Original Post ➡️ Trappers Lake, also known as the “Cradle of Wilderness,” lies entirely within the Flat Tops Wilderness area and can be accessed by the Flat Tops Trail Scenic Byway, an 82-mile road connecting Yampa and Meeker. EcoFlight/Courtesy Even roads have ...
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EcoFlight Illustrates the Majesty and Precarity of the Northern Amargosa Basin

Original Post ➡️ Early in the morning on Saturday, March 12th, individuals working and living in the Amargosa Basin and Death Valley region met at Calvada Meadows Airport near Pahrump, NV. The morning shown bright and windless: ideal conditions for flying in a single-engine Cessna 210 propellor plane. Bruce Gordon — the plane’s pilot and founder ...
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Navajo Point at sunset. Photograph: imageBROKER/Alamy Original Post ➡️ Ban would shift US uranium production into overdrive – posing environmental and spiritual threats to Indigenous communities who live near the mines Sacred Native American sites such as the Grand Canyon and Bears Ears may seem a long way from the devastation unfolding in Ukraine. But as ...
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Original Post ➡️ White Mesa Concerned Community members assemble in parking lot of White Mesa Community Center before leading a spiritual protest walk to the White Mesa Mill on October 10,2021. Tim Peterson, courtesy A recent research report from Grand Canyon Trust (GCT) alleges that the White Mesa uranium mill adjacent to Bears Ears National Monument has ...
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Flight Over Red Butte, Little Colorado River

Original Post ➡️ A view of the confluence of the Little Colorado River, above, and the Colorado River, below, in the Grand Canyon on Dec. 1, 2021.JOEL ANGEL JUAREZ/THE REPUBLIC To Keep Viewing Images Click Here
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Utah uranium mill is endangering land, water, say environmentalists and tribes

Original Post ➡️ Flight over White Mesa Mill, Bears Ears National Monument and Lake Powell – White Mesa Mill is the country’s last operational uranium mill. Tribes and environmentalists say the country’s last operational uranium mill has become a low-cost industrial waste dump that could imperil land and groundwater in the Colorado River Basin and at nearby ...
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