Iran began exceeding the limits of the agreement after the U.S. withdrawal, and now enriches small amounts of uranium up to 60% purity — a short step from weapons-grade levels of 90%. Iran also spins advanced centrifuges once barred by the accord and its uranium stockpile now far exceeds the accord’s limits.
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's $1.5 billion proposal to prop up the country's nuclear fuel industry has emboldened at least on…
The United States Supreme Court upheld Virginia’s ban on uranium mining in a decision released Monday morning.
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seems skeptical of arguments by companies seeking to overturn a decades-old ban on uranium mining in Virginia.
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CHATHAM — One by one, 12 individuals took their turn at the podium in front of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday night.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will inspect BWX Technologies’ Mt. Athos Road fuel-fabrication plant after workers unexpectedly found uranium in a plant system.
Democrat Jane Dittmar and Republican Tom Garrett sparred this week over both uranium mining and the U.S. 29 Charlottesville Bypass.
Herman Andrew “Andrew” Lester II, 69, died Monday at Danville Regional Medical Center. Lester was born in Danville on Dec. 2, 1946, and graduated from Dan River High School in 1965. He attended Virginia Tech, served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a residential appraiser in Virginia Beach for many years before returning to the Danville area.
Virginia's decades-long moratorium on uranium mining is facing a court test.
Two river-protection groups are seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit aimed at ending Virginia's 1982 ban on the mining of the radioactive ore.
In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water.
The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a brief Tuesday on behalf of Roanoke River Basin Association and Dan River Basin Association supporting the decades-old state ban on uranium mining in the case between Virginia Uranium Inc. and members of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration.
Gracie Mays is challenging incumbent Tim Barber for the Tunstall District seat on the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors.