Native American tribe in Utah fearful of radioactive waste from Estonia

  • 2020-07-30
  • BNS/TBT staff
Regulators in the US state of Utah are weighing whether a local uranium company can import radioactive material from Estonia for processing at a mill near the border of a Native American reservation, Postimees reported citing Reuters on July 17. For the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe living near the facility -- the only operational uranium mill in the United States -- the proposal has stoked fears that tribal land will become a dumping ground for global radioactive waste. For Energy Fuels Inc, the shipment represents an economic lifeline, after the company post...
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