User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Uranium Mining
Last updated: May 22 2018 20:08 IST RSS 2.0
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Danes see Greenland security risk amid Arctic tensions 29.11.2019 BBC: World
For the first time Denmark puts mineral-rich Greenland top of its national security agenda.
Many Native Americans can't get clean water, report finds 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new report from the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.
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Russian Kindergarten Inspection Uncovers High Levels of Radioactive Gas 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Radon levels four times above normal were found in one of the nap rooms of the kindergarten in Siberia's Kemerovo region.
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The hidden costs of China's rare-earth trade 29.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

China's advantage in rare-earth elements, a critical material to high-tech products including smartphones and electric cars, comes at a high environmental and human cost.

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US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters 10.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
US Marine General Joseph Dunford wants to "ensure freedom of navigation" in the Gulf and off Yemen.
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Trump: Iran made 'big mistake' downing US drone 20.6.2019 BBC: World
It was brought down over the Strait of Hormuz, amid soaring tensions between the US and Iran.
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Iranian military claims to have shot down US spy drone 20.6.2019 BBC: World
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) say they shot down a US spy drone on Thursday morning.
Iran speeds up uranium enrichment; U.S. to send more troops to Middle East 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Pentagon announced it was sending about 1,000 additional American troops to the Middle East to bolster security in the region in the face of what U.S. officials said is a growing threat from Iran.
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Supreme Court justices split along unexpected lines in three cases 18.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The court decided four cases Monday, and they defied the usual ideological fissures.
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Iran says it will break uranium stockpile limit in 10 days 17.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The spokesperson for the country's atomic agency also warned that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20 percent -- just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
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U.S. says Iran took mine off tanker; Iran denies involvement 14.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, suggesting the Islamic Republic sought to remove evidence of its involvement from the scene.
John Bolton Says Iran 'Almost Certainly' Bombed Oil Tankers Off UAE 29.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Bolton also suggested Iran is still seeking a nuclear arsenal despite its adherence to the 2015 nuclear deal.
Live blog: STEM School shooting in Highlands Ranch 8.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Live updates from the STEM School shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, on May 7, 2019.
Shots fired at STEM School Highlands Ranch, Douglas County deputies responding 8.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Douglas County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a call of shots fired at a charter school called the STEM School in Highlands Ranch in Douglas County.
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Judge lifts injunction on uranium mining in Colorado valley 8.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A federal judge has lifted an injunction on southwest Colorado uranium mining after a review found it did not have harmful effects on certain fish.
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Thanks to This Advocacy Group, the Trump Administration Believes a Little Radiation Is Good for You 27.2.2019 Mother Jones
World War II, virtually every American business where radiation is present—hospital emergency rooms and cancer wards, uranium mines, nuclear power plants, and others—has operated under rules generally requiring that exposures be kept as low as possible. The rules are based on a widely-accepted scientific dicta that even small amounts of extra radiation can be harmful […]
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Vanadium Is Used to Strengthen Steel and China Can't Get Enough of It 28.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
Mining companies are revisiting projects to produce vanadium, as China implements new construction rules prompted by the deadly earthquake in Sichuan in 2008.
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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Kazakhstan Plans IPO of World's Largest Uranium Miner 17.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
Kazakhstan plans to sell at least 25% of the world’s largest uranium miner this year, the centerpiece of an effort to open up the economy of the former Soviet republic sandwiched between China and Russia.
Boost to nuclear-power: Two Australian firms in talks to export uranium to India 2.5.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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