On the latest This Week in Moab, host Christy Williams Dunton gets the latest on the White Mesa Uranium Mill. Located three miles from the Ute Mountain Ute’s White Mesa community on Highway 191 between Bluff and Blanding, the mill processes radioactive waste from contaminated sites across North America. Her guest is Sarah Fields of Uranium Watch, who gives an update on a new application from mill operator Energy Fuels, seeking to accept material from an Estonian rare earth production plant. It’s both an introduction and deep dive into subject of the White Mesa Mill, which has a long history and uncertain future.
Energy Fuels, White Mesa Mill
Grand Canyon Trust, White Mesa Uranium Mill Info
Grand Canyon Trust, Radioactive Waste Shipments to White Mesa Mill