Cameco, the Canadian company that mysteriously received 550 tons of yellow cake supposedly from Iraq, to Montreal, continues to target Lakota territory for uranium mining
NRC Sets Hearing Date for Cameco, Inc. In Situ Leach Uranium Mining License Renewal
(Sept. 17, 2008) By Ow Aku (Bring Back the Way)
PINE RIDGE, South Dakota -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has set Sept 30-Oct 1, 2008 for the hearing date for petitioners to intervene in the 10 year license renewal proceeding for Cameco, Inc.’s In Situ Leach uranium mine near Crawford, Nebraska. A four judge panel of the Atomic Licensing Board has been established and will convene at Chadron, Nebraska State College in the Student Center. The hearing is open to the public.
It takes many generations for the adulterated water to recover so that it can once again be used for traditional medicines and ceremonies, and for drinking and irrigation, causing environmental and cultural impacts, lack of environmental justice, depletion of the aquifer at a time of drought, and economic detriments to property owners as a result of the lowering of the water table.
For more info visit www.bringbacktheway.com, www.savecrowbutte.org, www.uraniumisnotmyfriend.org