Stories tagged: uranium
Wed., March 1, 2017, 8 a.m.
Hanford project to keep uranium out of Columbia River
Work to keep uranium from leaching into the Columbia River at Hanford just north of Richland is being expanded after a test showed good results. Wells are being drilled now …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:27 a.m.
Iran approved to import additional 130 tons of uranium
The U.S. and five other world powers have approved Iran importing as much as 130 tons of uranium, Iran’s English language Press TV reported Friday.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Uranium, blasting caps found in Spokane Valley garage
A hazardous materials response was triggered Thursday when a woman reported finding uranium and blasting caps in her garage.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Georgia arrests 6 on suspicion of trying to sell uranium
The nation of Georgia’s security service has announced the arrest of six people suspected of illegally acquiring uranium-238 and trying to sell the radioactive substance for $200 million.
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014, midnight
WELLPINIT, Wash. – Chico Corral’s work history is scoured into his lungs. Chest X-rays for the 84-year-old show scarring from the dust he inhaled during two decades as a uranium …
Mon., April 28, 2014, midnight
Spokane Tribe members want more time to review Midnite Mine cleanup plan
WELLPINIT, Wash. – Members of the Spokane Tribe gathered near the Midnite Mine on Sunday to offer prayers and songs for the healing of the defunct uranium mine. As the …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013, midnight
Cleanup of Midnite Mine on reservation to begin by 2015
Newmont Mining Co. expects to begin cleanup of a defunct uranium mine on the Spokane Indian Reservation by 2015. The company is working on design proposals for the remediation of …
Fri., June 18, 2010, midnight
EU endorses Iran sanctions
WASHINGTON – In a diplomatic turnabout after years of U.S.-European tensions over how to confront Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, the 27-nation European Union on Thursday gave initial approval to the …
Thu., June 10, 2010, midnight
Doubts linger about Iran sanctions’ effect
WASHINGTON – A divided United Nations Security Council voted Wednesday to tighten sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, but left widespread doubt that the new strictures will slow the …
Wed., June 9, 2010, midnight
Iran sanction backers seek Brazil’s support
WASHINGTON – With a critical U.N. Security Council vote looming, Western diplomats appealed to Brazilian officials Tuesday to drop their opposition to a new battery of international sanctions against Iran. …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2010, midnight
Nuclear order defies West
In a possible move to deflect attention from Iran’s political woes, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday ordered the nation’s atomic energy agency to begin enriching uranium from 3.5 percent to …
Mon., Nov. 30, 2009, midnight
Iran OKs enrichment sites
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran approved plans Sunday to build 10 industrial-scale uranium enrichment facilities, a dramatic expansion of the program in defiance of U.N. demands it halt enrichment and a …
Tue., Nov. 17, 2009, midnight
Iranian uranium site heightens concerns
VIENNA, Austria – Iranian construction of a previously secret uranium enrichment site is at an advanced stage, with high-tech equipment already in place at the fortified facility ahead of its …
Tue., June 16, 2009, 6:47 a.m.
Feds: Keep visits to Midnite Mine short
If you must visit the Midnite Mine site in Stevens County, don’t spend a lot of time there.