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Rapid City City Council has Grave Concerns About the Powertech Uranium Dewey-Burdock Project

Grassroots organizations and citizens of South Dakota came away from Monday night’s city council meeting (August 19th) with a strongly worded resolution where the council expressed its “grave concern” with Powertech's proposed Dewey-Burdock project. The resolution comes as a reward for the hard work and determination of the organizations and citizens who have pooled resources opposing the Dewey-Burdock project. South Dakota opposition is rapidly swelling and the resolution serves notice to Powertech Uranium they are in for a serious fight. Read on for the press release.

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South Dakota News and More Opportunities to Oppose Powertech’s Proposed Dewey-Burdock Project!

First, a welcome to those from South Dakota and the area who have navigated to the website from the bumper stickers and buttons.

Next, activity and momentum in South Dakota are rapidly building with opposition to Powertech’s proposed Dewey-Burdock project. Here is an opportunity for those of you not in the immediate area to express your opposition to this proposed project. We know how far this website reaches out, so let’s join in with South Dakota and end this proposed project!

Comments Due for Powertech's Proposed Dewey-Burdock Project

Please take this opportunity to comment.

Public comments on the draft environmental impact statement for Powertech's Dewey-Burdock Uranium mine in South Dakota are due by January 10. All comments must be received via mail or fax by January 10 to assure consideration.

The NRC has stated that the January 10 deadline is firm and they are not going to extend it despite the comment period occuring over a major holiday season.

Comments can be submitted by three methods:

MAIL - Mail comments to:

Cindy Bladey, Chief
Rules, Announcements, and Directives Branch (RADB)
Office of Administration
Mail Stop: TWB–05– B01M
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001

FAX - Fax comments to: RADB at 301– 492–3446.

ONLINE - Comments can be submitted online at!submitComment;D=NRC-2012-0277-0001

Comments cannot be submitted by email.

For more information go to

Colorado Activists Took on Uranium Giant and Won - For Now at Least

FORT COLLINS — When Canadian-based Powertech decided to explore a vast bed of buried uranium near the tiny Weld County town of Nunn in 2007, it expected to revive an industry key to refueling nuclear power in America. It did not expect to stir a diverse and savvy group of locals who may have scuttled the company's designs for uranium exploration in northern Colorado for good.

Read the Article in the Denver Post by Monte Whaley...

Powertech Uranium Lawsuit Dismissed

DENVER, Colo. -- On Friday, July 15th Denver District Court Judge Christina Habas rejected in its entirety a lawsuit brought by Powertech Uranium Corp., a Canadian uranium prospecting company, against the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board seeking to overturn comprehensive regulations aimed at protecting ground water from in situ leach uranium mining impacts and ensuring full involvement in the mine permitting process by affected local citizens.

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