Navajo Group to take Uranium mine challenge to human rights comission (Greemwire, 2011, en)

Navajo Group to Take Uranium Mine Challenge to Human Rights Commission   

By APRIL REESE of  Greenwire

Published: May 12, 2011

In a last attempt to deep-six a controversial project to mine uranium near two Navajo communities in northwestern New Mexico, a Navajo environmental
group is taking its fight to the global stage.
Tomorrow, Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining, with the help of the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, will submit a petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights arguing that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s decision to grant Hydro Resources Inc., a license to mine uranium ore near Churchrock and Crown Point, N.M., is a violation of international laws.  … read more

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