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POWERTECH URANIUM DENIED! WATER MANAGEMENT BOARD’S VOTE WAS UNANIMOUS. — RADIATION FREE LAKELAND

Originally posted on Black Hills Clean Water Alliance: Yesterday was a good day in South Dakota, where Powertech/Azarga Uranium wants to do in situ leach uranium mining in the southwestern Black Hills.? Due to federal lawsuits filed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe, federal permitting for the project is in limbo.?

POWERTECH URANIUM DENIED! WATER MANAGEMENT BOARD’S VOTE WAS UNANIMOUS. — RADIATION FREE LAKELAND

  There has not been a cultural resources survey on the 12,000+ acres of the proposed project, and the area is sacred to Lakota and other indigenous peoples — as are the entire Black Hill

Nonetheless, the company has been trying to restart the process for its state water permits, which was put on hold in 2013.  Yesterday, this effort ran into determined resistance at a meeting of the SD Water Management Board.  State Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources water staff opposed the company’s effort, as did the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Black Hills Clean Water Alliance, Institute of Range and the American Mustang, citizen intervenors, and members of the public………….. https://bhcleanwateralliance.org/2021/10/07/powertech-uranium-denied-water-management-boards-vote-was-unanimous/?fbclid=IwAR2DRZ4BTPe3ILtakJZLex-9mIZjYnbPYhUsjLcW7v_7b__Jbq_DeHdF_Z4&blogsub=confirmed#subscribe-blog

October 8, 2021 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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