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US Border Patrol Spots EnergyFuels Uranium Mine Fire in Texas; 60 Acres Burned; Local Fire Department Forced to Battle Fire

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In early August, the U.S. Border Patrol spotted a wildfire at EnergyFuel (Mestena)’s Alta Mesa In Situ Leach Uranium Mine in South Texas. 60 acres burned before local firefighters were able to bring it under control. EnergyFuels is a Canadian Penny Stock mining company, which is trying to open uranium mines near the Grand Canyon, as well as expanding a uranium mine in the area of the proposed Bear Ears National Monument (in Utah). Will the Park Rangers be responsible for looking for fires at those uranium mines? Local firefighters, probably volunteers, were forced to battle the blaze at EnergyFuel’s uranium mine in South Texas. Will the US Forest Service have to battle fires at their other uranium mines? Or volunteers?
US Border Patrol On Horseback
According to EnergyFuels’ Technical Report from last month, “The facility is fully secured with on-site and remote monitoring,” and yet they claimed to have just noticed the…

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August 25, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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