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Expanding EnergyFuels Uranium Mine Impact by 41.8 Acres Is Unnecessary Degradation of US Public Lands; Health-Environmental Hazard, Comment to BLM Deadline Monday

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On US Public Land: to be destroyed by a Canadian uranium mining company, probably to fuel South Korean Nuclear Reactors. The Swedish Lundin family seems also involved. The US government doesn’t get royalties under the 1872 mining law. This is the same company trying to mine near the Grand Canyon.
BLM Att L Daneros uranium mine site

Energy Fuels is a Canadian Mining Company. Its largest purchaser of uranium has been South Korea: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2016/07/27/attempt-by-canadian-miner-to-expand-uranium-mine-on-us-public-land-near-natural-bridges-national-monument-comment-deadline-monday-1st-august/
Comment here: https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/planAndProjectSite.do?methodName=dispatchToPatternPage&currentPageId=71596 or here: http://grandcanyontrust.nonprofitsoapbox.com/daneros

The 2009 MPO provided for a total of 4.5 acres of surface disturbance,… The additional disturbance proposed by this MPOM is 41.8 acres, which would bring the total disturbance to 46.3 acres.” (US BLM-EA-May 2016)

This Daneros proposal for uranium mining expansion is for a low grade ore. Approximately 99.76% IS WASTE-WASTE ROCK. The ore has an average grade of 0.28% U3O8 and approximately 0.24% uranium: http://www.wise-uranium.org/upusaut.html Compare to Cigar Lake uranium mine…

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July 29, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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