Uranium – This week, the Virginia General Assembly will take up proposed legislation to end the state's 31-year moratorium on uranium mining permits in what is expected to be a tight vote.
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Uranium – Bloomberg Businessweek reported that the Coal and Energy Commission is meeting today with its subcommittee on uranium mining as well as Uranium Working Group members, who recently submitted a report on uranium industry issues to Republican Governor Bob McDonnell. The report is aimed at helping Virginia lawmakers decide whether to lift the state's 30-year moratorium on uranium mining.
Gas – Martine Ouellet, part of Quebec's new Parti Quebecois government, has openly stated her opposition to shale gas development in the province.
Gas – Bloomberg reported that South Africa has lifted its moratorium on the exploration of shale gas, natural gas that forms from being trapped in shale formations. The country banned hydraulic fracturing last year in order to study its environmental implications.
Gas – CNBC reported that Romania's new government has announced that there will be a moratorium on shale gas exploration in the country.
Uranium – The Grandich Letter reports its update on Crosshair Exploration(TSE:CXX,AMEX:CXZ) over the 4 month period. The company has been keeping very busy with several projects on the go. Despite having been kicked to the curb by the Labrador Uranium Mining Moratorium, which is due to expire in March 2011, the Company keeps soldiering on. For complete article, click [...]
Tournigan Energy Ltd reports members of the parliament rejected her amendment to the mining law for the proposal of SDKU-DS MP Jarmila Tkacova. Under the initiative, a 12-year moratorium on mining of radioactive materials would have been imposed. The amendment to the mining law, which was sponsored by an opposition MP, was submitted also in connection [...]
Times & Transcript reports the government’s recently announced regulations on uranium exploration aren’t enough. Sheri Strickland, spokeswoman for the Department of Natural Resources, says along with Sparton, Ucore Uranium of British Columbia has also pulled out of New Brunswick. Harmen Keyser, VP of project development with Ucore Uranium says: We spent about $150,000 in the province over [...]