Pittsylvania County uranium site prone to flooding, study says

Roanoke Times: A piece of Pittsylvania County land that may one day be a uranium mine is the site of "frequent and pervasive flooding," according to a study by an environmental group. Floodwaters may carry the risk of radioactive contamination from uranium mining waste, called tailings, that would be stored underground at the mine site, said a report released Monday by the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League. Since Virginia Uranium Inc. proposed tapping a huge uranium deposit beneath the Coles Hill farm......

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