Enviros Fail To Prove Uranium Mine Would Hurt Wildlife

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 4:27 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Friday rejected an environmental group’s bid to halt construction of a Wyoming uranium mining project, finding it had not proved wildlife would be irreparably harmed if the project continued.

U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl shot down the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance’s request for a temporary restraining order to halt Ur-Energy Inc.'s Lost Creek project based on the potential for harm from ground disturbance and construction activities. Much of the claim is moot because substantial work on this phase has already been completed,...
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