Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favor of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining.

Greenland removes ban on uranium mining

Greenland`s parliament has voted in favour of removing a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining, paving the way for an industrial boom that the Arctic island hopes will help it gain independence from former colonial master Denmark.

Australia`s Queensland state lifts ban on uranium mining

Uranium has not been mined in Queensland since the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in the state in 1982.

Meghalaya Governor advocates uranium mining

Notwithstanding the tribals’ opposition to mining of uranium in Meghalaya, Governor RS Mooshahary advocated mining of the highly radio-active mineral.

Russia offers India joint ventures for uranium mining

Russia has offered India to set up joint ventures for uranium mining on its territory and third countries as well as nuclear fuel facilities in the two nations, according to state corporation Rosatom.

Meghalaya: SPs vehicle attacked, office torched in anti-uranium blockade

A SP`s vehicle was attacked, a
govt office torched and 3 persons were injured in separate incidents as violence continued during road blockade called by the KSU protesting against proposed uranium mining project in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya: KSU announces another series of blockades to prevent uranium mining

The Khasi Students Union (KSU) in
Meghalaya has announced night road blockades on three
consecutive days from October 20, to put pressure on the
government to shelve its plans to begin the uranium mining
project.

Hold intense dialogue before mining in Meghalaya: UN

A representative of a United Nations body on Thursday said the Government of India should hold intense dialogue with the local people, get their consent and then take up the uranium mining project in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya plans aggressive awareness campaign on uranium mining

Faced with vehement protests from
various pressure groups, Meghalaya government on Monday said it
has planned out an "aggressive campaign" to enlighten the
people on the issue of uranium mining.

Decision to lease land to UCIL as per land owners wish: Lapang

Meghalaya Chief Minister D D
Lapang has asserted that the state government`s decision to
lease land to the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL)
was in line with the aspirations of land owners and locals.

Political party, youth bodies oppose uranium mining

The Cabinet`s decision to
lease land to UCIL for
pre-project development works is facing stiff opposition from
one of its political partners and youth bodies in the state,
saying the move will create health hazards.

Political party, youth bodies oppose uranium mining

The Cabinet`s decision to
lease land to Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) for
pre-project development works is facing stiff opposition from
one of its political partners and youth bodies in the state.