Ban on Uranium Mining in Virginia / USA since 1981 (!)

The state of Virginia / US has a current moratorium on uranium mining in place since 1981. It can be lifted only if the Virginia General Assembly enacts enabling legislation to allow for development of regulations to mine uranium.

Further information:

Southern Environmental Law Center’s Fact Sheet on Uranium Mining

Virginia against Uranium Mining blogspot
Highlights of the Richmond Uranium Hearings in Virgina on youtube