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Regulators Say South Carolina Nuclear Fuel Plant Put Workers at ‘Substantial’ Risk

Federal regulators say they’ve found there was a “substantial potential” for an accident that could have injured workers at the Westinghouse nuclear fuel plant near Columbia. Media outlets report the preliminary results of an investigation into a uranium built up …

Workers Inhaled Uranium at Wyoming Mine, NRC Says

Six workers at a Wyoming uranium mine inhaled the radioactive element while cleaning up a spill inside a processing building just days before the mine delivered its first shipment last year, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The workers’ urine …

Proposed Wyoming Uranium Facility Clears Final Hurdle

The state Department of Environmental Quality has approved a deep disposal well permit for a northeast Wyoming uranium mining project. It is the last permit needed by Uranerz Energy Corp. to begin production at its Nichols Ranch uranium facility. The …