User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


66° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Uranium Mining Company Must Release Survey Data

August 20, 2014, 1:18 PM

Uranium Mining Company Must Release Survey Data
RAPID CITY, SD -

A licensing board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ruled that a mining company must release the results of a geological survey to opponents of its proposed uranium mine in western South Dakota.

Judges on the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board made their decision Wednesday in Rapid City.  They're meeting this week to hear challenges to the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine. Powertech Uranium Corp. is proposing the mine.

Opponents say the results of the survey could show threats to local aquifers if the company starts mining.

Powertech argues that the data is not relevant and is proprietary. Attorneys for the company say it won't show whether aquifers in the region would be threatened by their style of mining.

Christopher Pugsley with Powertech says the ruling doesn't change the company's plans.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


View business

You may also like

Woman Stands Up to Cyber Bullies After Man Calls Her 'Too Muscular'

8/26/2015 5:05 PM

A woman who builds up her body has a message for cyber bullies who tear others down.

Full Story | Watch
Brown County Commission To Look For New Fair Manager

8/25/2015 12:15 PM

The Brown County Fair Manager has been let go.

Full Story
GM Fund Rejects 91 Percent Of Ignition Switch Claims

8/24/2015 1:47 PM

The compensation fund led by lawyer Kenneth Feinberg approved 399 of the 4,343 claims filed and rejected 3,944.

Full Story
New Black Bears Arrive At Great Plains Zoo

8/25/2015 5:00 PM

It sounds like a story straight out of the cartoon Yogi Bear and Jellystone Park.  Two black bears from Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming were...

Full Story | Watch
Midco Rated Third For Speed By Netflix

8/26/2015 2:19 PM

You hear about video streaming problems all the time, but local Midcontinent customers are less likely to have issues.  

Full Story


Events