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Uranium mill

  • Today is the last day for most Colorado voters to cast their ballots in the 2022 midterm election, however, the Secretary of State’s office reminds voters that “Election night results are not final results in Colorado. Voters in Colorado who speak a language other than English have more options this election. The Delta County Independent reports that Delta Police K-9 Officer Kali Henderson and K-9 Raico were recognized by the National Police K-9 Association for recovering over 100 grams of methamphetamine in March. The last operating uranium mill in the U.S. is in White Mesa, Utah. It has been the target of ongoing protests and criticism from environmental activist groups and the Ute Mountain Ute tribe.
  • The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act was first passed in 1990. It provides benefits to those impacted by the nuclear weapons industry. That includes uranium mine workers and those downwind of atomic testing. But the act will expire on July 10th of this year. And there are many alive that still qualify but haven’t collected. A new bill expanding coverage is in Congress. Proponents are in a race to pass it. Justin Higginbottom speaks to those impacted by radiation exposure about the support they’re hoping for.
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  • A hearing officer is making no recommendation about whether to approve or deny a license for the Pinyon Ridge uranium mill in western Montrose County.…
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  • The state health department is deciding—again—whether or not to allow a new uranium mill in Southwest Colorado. It would be the first licensed in the…
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  • In this week's Watch report: Anticipation builds for Pinon Ridge Uranium mill hearing, Survey of Montrose School District finds drop in achievement,…