Follow-up: NRC sends investigation team to Wyoming uranium processing facility

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has now sent investigators to the Uranium One Irigaray and Christensen Ranch in situ mining facility in Wyoming following an accident earlier this week.

The NRC Press Release noted that the facility had ceased operations in 2000, but received permission to resume mining and processing in Janauary of this year.

The NRC is promising findings within 45 days.

Here’s a link to the press release: http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/news/2011/11-044.iv.pdf

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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