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Legal action against uranium milling

Sheep Mountain files suit against uranium mill approval Telluride Daily Planet (USA) By Matthew Beaudin Editor , November 8, 2009

“………….Sheep Mountain Alliance, a local environmental group, recently filed a lawsuit against the Montrose County Commissioners and its land use director, alleging a hopscotch of missteps in the board’s approval of a uranium mill to be built six miles outside of Paradox, Colo.

The problems in the approval, they say, are far-reaching and systemic: At the heart of the matter is the notion that a uranium mill — heavy in both regulation and stigma — could be plopped down in the middle of the lofty and stark Paradox Valley, which is zoned for agricultural uses. The complaint alleges inappropriate meetings, abuses of discretion when approving a special use permit for Energy Fuels Inc., the company hoping to build the mill, and more……..”

November 9, 2009 - Posted by | 1, Legal, USA | , , , , , ,

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