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Numerous articles, editorials, and letters to the editor are being published in local newspapers concerning uranium mining in northern Colorado. To view them, see the Reference page.

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Shareholder Reviewing Investment in Powertech

Synatom might sell 19.6 percent share in company

By Bobby Magill. Fort Collins Coloradoan. September 29, 2010. Powertech Uranium Corp.’s largest shareholder, Belgium-based Synatom, is considering selling off its 19.6 percent share in the company. Synatom is initiating a “strategic review” of its investment in Powertech, according to a news release Synatom issued Sept. 15.

Board OKs Oversight of In Situ Mining

Rules require 'baseline' water quality tests and allow appeals

By Bobby Magill. Fort Collins Coloradoan. August 13, 2010. Residents who worry about uranium mining near their land in Northern Colorado will now be able to appeal to the state if a mining company is allowed to prospect in the area. The Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board on Thursday put its final stamp of approval on a set of rules that will govern how British Columbia-based Powertech Uranium Corp. will be allowed to mine using an in situ leaching process and provide the public with a way to appeal state decisions on uranium prospecting.

Powertech Urges Rejection of Water Testing Rule

By Bobby Magill. Fort Collins Coloradoan. August 12, 2010. Powertech Uranium Corp. is urging state mining officials to nix proposed rules that company president Richard Clement says will be "fatal" to uranium mining in Northern Colorado.

White Plume: Keep out! Radioactive Sacrifice Area

The following story, by Debra White Plume, was published July 9, 2010 in Indian Country Today. Its message is directly relevant to Powertech's proposed uranium mine near Nunn, Colorado.

Powertech USA Inc. is embarking on a path of destruction from which there is no return. The company plans to start in situ leach mining in South Dakota’s Custer and Fall River counties that will puncture through four aquifers on the Great Plains and endanger a fragile geologic system.

As a result of ISL mining planned at the Dewey-Burdock site – 12 miles northwest of Edgemont – we on the Plains must face the threat of groundwater contamination for generations, while the corporate leaders reside far away in their homelands of Canada and France.

Greeley-Weld County League of Women Voters Opposes Uranium Mine

January 10, 2010. The Greeley-Weld County League of Women Voters Board has unanimously passed a formal resolution opposing uranium mining in Weld County. This resolution is based on the League's positions on natural resources and environment at both the state and national levels of this nonpartisan organization. Resolutions against uranium mining in Weld County, Colorado, have been passed by the City of Greeley, City of Fort Collins, Towns of Nunn, Timnath, Wellington, and new Raymer, as well as the Colorado Medical Society, the Larimer County League of Women Voters, and other organizations. In addition, over 12,800 individuals in the area have signed petitions opposing uranium mining in Northern Colorado.

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