Conservation groups sue over uranium exploration

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Conservation groups sue over uranium exploration

Pamela Manson
The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated Jul 30, 2010 02:14PM MDT
A trio of Moab conservation groups has filed suit challenging a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to allow uranium exploration in the Manti-La Sal National Forest.
The organizations — Uranium Watch, Center for Water Advocacy and Living Rivers — say the Forest Service gave Denison Mines Corp. permission to drill 16 exploration holes and two radon vent holes as part of an expansion of the Pandora Uranium Mine without doing a full environmental analysis.
Their suit, filed Thursday in U.S. Distric…
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