Public News Service: Group: Risks Outweigh Benefits of Uranium Mining

Aug 19, 2011 | State Press Clips

Trieste Lockwood, director of Virginia IPL is quoted in this story about Virginia’s proposition to suspend the state’s moratorium on uranium mining. “Virginia Uranium says it can mine for uranium safely, but Lockwood says the potential health consequences of exposure to uranium are well documented, involving lung cancer, leukemia and birth defects. Two new studies about the effects of uranium mining are in the works, and the issue of lifting the moratorium could be debated in the 2012 General Assembly.”

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Public News Service, August 19, 2011

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