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U.S. appeals court allows challenge of uranium mining at Canyon mine

U.S. appeals court allows challenge of uranium mining at Canyon mine near Grand Canyon in partial reversal of earlier decision: A federal appeals court said Thursday (2018, Oct. 25) that the Havasupai tribe and environmental advocates can challenge an existing uranium mine on land near the Grand Canyon where mining was recently banned. The decision…

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UraniumFilmFestival

The Window Rock Uranium Film festival is scheduled for November 29th to December 1st and it will remember the legendary Indigenous World Uranium Summit (IWUS) that happened exactly 12 years before at the same location. In addition to the film screenings discussions and round tables about the question of uranium mining and nuclear power are…

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NOAH activist demonstrates 24/7

NOAH activist demonstrates 24/7 against uranium mining in front of Greenland’s Parliament   Falke Thue Mikailsen, who is a member of NOAH’s Uranium Group, has demonstrated 24/7 since May 13th at Hans Egede Square, in front of Greenland’s Parliament, Inatsisartut. His aim is to draw attention to the necessity of a referendum on reinstatement of…

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After the Uranium Moratorium: The global UBAN movement

Background:                    July 28, 2015, Gordon Edwards. Uranium Moratorium in Quebec –> Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium –> UBAN movement There has never been a uranium mine in the province of Quebec.  In the last decade, however, there has been a great deal of uranium exploration…

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Nunavut Impact Review Board Issues Final Hearing Report Following Review of AREVA Resources Canada Incorporated’s “Kiggavik Uranium Mine” Project

CAMBRIDGE BAY, NU – May 8, 2015 – The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB or the Board) has completed its review of AREVA Resources Canada Incorporated’s (AREVA) “Kiggavik Uranium Mine” Project (the Kiggavik Project or Project) and submitted its Final Hearing Report, including recommendations, to the federal Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and…

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World Uranium Symposium 2015 – birth of the Quebec Declaration

The World Uranium Symposium 2015 closed with a moving speech by Matthew Coon Come and the birth of the Quebec declaration on Uranium. Looking forward, Marriette Liefferink (FSE) and Prof. Dr. Andreas Nidecker (IPPNW Schweiz) announced a new conference taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, November 2015. The topics will include uranium mining in Niger…

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Exclusive at the World Uranium Symposium in Québec City (April 14–16 2015): Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan at the time of the Fukushima catastrophe

Québec, 6 April 2015 — Mr. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan during the Fukushima catastrophe, will deliver an exclusive message at the opening of the World Uranium Symposium at the Quebec City Convention Centre on April 14-16 2015. Both scientific and community-based, the Symposium will address issues arising from the nuclear fuel chain, from…

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