DOE Seeks More Public Input On Uranium Mining Plans

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday it would give the public more time to comment on its environmental review of plans to expand a uranium leasing program in Colorado — a move the program's opponents said was prompted by a federal lawsuit.

In a Federal Register notice, the DOE said it would hold public scoping meetings and accept public comments through Sept. 9 on its assessment of the program's environmental impact, pushing back its original deadline by about three weeks.

In 2007, the DOE proposed...
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