Virginia Uranium Mining Pits Economic Gains Against Environmental Risks


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Published on Feb 1, 2013

One of the largest uranium-ore deposits in the world, valued at about $7 billion, is located in an economically depressed, rural area of the southern U.S. state of Virginia. Regional activists have so far been able to block the company’s efforts, though, to lift a ban on uranium mining in Virginia. VOA’s Brian Padden has more.

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