Company slows uranium mining in northern Arizona

  By: Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, AZ – The only two uranium mines operating in Arizona and an associated mill in southern Utah are set to cease operations temporarily as prices for the ore decline.   Energy Fuels Resources Inc. said uranium at its Arizona...

At the Altar of the Dollar

 This song was written as a challenge to myself to do something about climate change. I hope it will inspire you to join us, the Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers. Help us pass national legislation that places a fee on the carbon in fossil fuels (a fee equal to...

West Virginia’s streams are in trouble

 More than 40 percent of West Virginia’s rivers are too polluted to pass simple water-quality safety thresholds. They are too polluted to be safely used for drinking water or recreation, or to support healthy aquatic life. This is due in large part to pollution...

Wisconsin’s Mining Moratorium Under Attack

 Al Gedicks and Dave Blouin Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the mining industry have begun a major lobbying effort to overturn Wisconsin’s landmark Mining Moratorium Law. The law, also known as Wisconsin’s “Prove it First” law, was developed to address the...

Coal Mine Expansion Would Decimate Colorado Roadless Area

 Conservation groups are gearing up to protect a forested roadless area and lynx habitat threatened with destruction by recent federal agency approvals of a coal mine expansion 10 miles east of Paonia, Colorado. The coal lease expansion paves the way for...

Uranium Mine by Pine Ridge Nearing Approval

 State to rule Oct. 31 on request Thursday, October 18, 2012 The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. By Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment...

UN delegates tackle the true cost of gold

 IPEN – Indigenous Environmental Network California Indian Environmental Alliance – International Indian Treaty Council For Immediate Release: 31 October 2011 Contacts: Manny Calonzo, IPEN co-chair +63 922 8286343 Yuyun Ismawati, Indonesia Toxics Free...

Indigenous Anti-Nuclear Summit Declaration

 Albuquerque, New Mexico September 5-8, 1996 We, the Indigenous Peoples gathered here for this summit, standing in defense and protection of our Mother Earth and all our relations, do hereby unanimously express our total opposition to the nuclear power and...