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Officials at White Mesa Mill say contamination in the area doesn’t come from them, plan to expand Original Post ➡️ RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post Seven-year-old Juniper Link plays outside his home on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation on April 5, 2022, in White Mesa, Utah. The elders in his family, including his uncle Michael Badback, ...
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Recent EcoFlight overflights of White Mesa Uranium Mill revealed radioactive materials remain uncovered. (Photo/EcoFlight) Original Post ➡️ WHITE MESA, Utah — Curtis Moore, vice president of marketing and corporate development with Energy Fuels Inc., said a Grand Canyon Trust report about the White Mesa Mill is not credible and comes from an anti-nuclear group that ...
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Toxic waste shipped from Grand County concerns Utah residents

Since 2019, uranium-laden waste has been traveling from Winter Park and other locations to White Mesa, Utah. Ute tribal members and the City of Blanding are grappling with what to do. Original Post ➡️ The White Mesa Uranium Mill processes uranium-bearing material from several sites around the U.S., including Moffat Tunnel.Tim Peterson/Courtesy of EcoFlight Since ...
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Original Post ➡️ “These are our homelands where my people lived and survived here for thousands of years,” he said. Ketchum’s biggest gig was at opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics, where athletes from around the world came to Utah. He is less pleased about something else coming to Utah. “That’s one thing I ...
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Original Post ➡️ Shutting down and converting to clean energy is supposed to save money The San Juan Generating Station is a coal-fired electric power plant located near its coal source, the San Juan Mine, near Waterflow, New Mexico. (Courtesy of ecoflight.org) This year’s planned closure of a New Mexico coal-fired power plant is expected ...
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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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