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US shifts to domestic uranium production amid geopolitical tensions

US shifts to domestic uranium production amid geopolitical tensions

The Biden administration has enacted a law ending uranium imports from Russia to bolster local production and strengthen the U.S. nuclear energy sector.

Justine Calma reports for The Verge.

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New dashboard reveals uranium mine risks in New Mexico

A new online dashboard launched by New Mexico helps locals and officials understand the dangers of closed uranium mines and mills, highlighting ongoing health and environmental risks.

Noel Lyn Smith reports for Inside Climate News.

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One of first US uranium mines opens near Grand Canyon after eight years

One of first US uranium mines opens near Grand Canyon after eight years

The opening of the Pinyon Plain mine comes as the US seeks to boost domestic production of the mineral needed for nuclear energy and accelerate divesting from fossil fuels.

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New uranium mines spark controversy in Arizona and Utah

In a contentious move, uranium mining resumes near Grand Canyon amid environmental concerns.

Wyatt Myskow reports for Inside Climate News.

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First uranium mines to dig in the US in eight years begin operations near Grand Canyon

The push for more nuclear energy and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has spiked uranium prices, leading mines for the element to begin operating again in the U.S. despite long-term environmental and health impacts.
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Grand Canyon National Monument offers new protections for lands sacred to tribes

The Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon monument will protect thousands of square miles from uranium mining.

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Biden, on three-state tour, designates new national monument

Biden creates monument near Grand Canyon, to applause from environmentalists and Native leaders and criticism from mining firms.

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