Bears Ears National Monument Undermines Unofficial Nuclear Waste Dump-Uranium Mining: Owner Energy Fuels Lobbied Trump Admin Against Bears Ears

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Canadian Company Energy Fuels’ interest in stopping Bears Ears National Monument may not be the front end of the nuclear fuel cycle as much as the tail end of radioactive waste. Their White Mesa Mill functions as an unofficial back-door nuclear waste dump. Bears Ears National Monument abuts White Mesa Mill property and it includes two White Mesa water sampling sites, according to Energy Fuel’s filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Why does Energy Fuels fear the water sampling sites being on public land? Are they lying about the results? At least the Italian Camorra mafia, according to Schiavone’s testimony, put German radioactive waste sludge in lead boxes before burying it in Italy, which is already superior to the US putting waste in poor quality metal cans. However, the handling of nuclear waste at White Mesa mill is of an even lower standard than most US radioactive waste, even…

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