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The continuing saga of Powertech Uranium

  Powertech Exposed is a great source of information about the Canadian refrigerator-turned-uranium company that’s looking to suck up West River’s water and cart the profits from South Dakota’s mineral wealth clean out of the state. They recently reported that, … Continue reading

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A tough day for uranium opponents

Yesterday was a tough day for those of us who want to keep South Dakota’s water safe for future generations. At 10:00 am, the Senate Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee held a hearing for Senate Bills 148, 149, and 150 … Continue reading

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Virginia nixes uranium mine – now for SD!

A longtime struggle to halt the exploitation of Virginia’s environment won a significant victory today, one that should give heart to South Dakotans waging their own anti-uranium campaigns: With his legislation to advance uranium mining in Virginia seemingly shelved for … Continue reading

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Hot Springs uranium propaganda meeting set for 2/7

While its three paid lobbyists take Powertech’s case to the SD legislature, the uranium company has decided it needs to woo the public as well, something they haven’t been doing very well if the record number of interventions on their … Continue reading

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Three bills ready to protect SD’s water!

There are now three bills in the South Dakota Legislature to make it harder for uranium mines like Powertech to pollute our precious water! The first bill, Senate Bill 148, would restore state regulatory authority over in situ leach (ISL) … Continue reading

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Sister Gabriella: Powertech’s cost too high

[Note: the following also appeared also appeared as a letter to the editor today in the Argus Leader today (1/17/2013).] I am disturbed to read that a Canadian company, Powertech, is seeking to mine uranium near Edgemont in western South … Continue reading

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Taking the fight to Powertech

It’s a big week for opponents of Powertech, Inc.’s proposed Dewey-Burdock in situ leach (ISL) uranium mine in Fall River County. First off, we had hoped that Senator Stan Adelstein (R-Pennington County) would sponsor legislation, drafted by our friends at … Continue reading

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