Past News

2019
  • 6-17-2019
  • VUI Issues Statement in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

    2015
  • 8-10-2015
  • Uranium company takes state to court

    2014
  • 3-24-2014 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Uranium offers clean path to economic revival

    2013
  • 6-3-2013 | Virginia Politics on Demand
  • Fear, ignorance, and greed driving uranium mining debate in Virginia

  • 6-1-2013 | Altavista Journal
  • Hundreds of Southside Supporters Attend BBQ at Coles Hill

  • 1-9-2013 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Study panel votes to lift Uranium mining ban

    2012
  • 12-20-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Group Forms to Support Uranium Mining in Virginia

  • 12-6-2012 | The Washington Post
  • Uranium Mining in Virginia Should Proceed Carefully

  • 12-5-2012 | The Hampton Roads Business Journal
  • Lifting The Ban Is Only The First Step

  • 11-30-2012 | The Hampton Roads Business Journal
  • VUI Statement on Uranium Working Group

  • 10-26-2012 | The Hampton Roads Business Journal
  • The Basics on Site-Specific Studies

  • 9-9-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • NAS Study panel member states that uranium mining can be done safely in Virginia

  • 9-3-2012 | Go Dan River
  • ‘Stigma effects’ and Coles Hill

  • 7-13-2012 | Go Dan River
  • The Heritage Foundation, “Powering America: Uranium Mining & Milling”

  • 7-1-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Don’t Judge Uranium Mining in a Vacuum (follow-up on previous article on 6/27/12)

  • 6-27-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Should we be afraid of uranium mining?

  • 6-21-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • The Heck-No Brigade

  • 6-18-2012 | News and Advance
  • Uranium Working Group Answers Questions at Public Hearing

  • 6-13-2012 | Star Tribune
  • Uranium Working Group to Meet in Chatham

  • 6-11-2012 | Virginia Energy
  • Virginia Energy Signs Letter Agreement for Spin Out and Merger Transaction

  • 6-10-2012 | Atomic Insights
  • Waiting Patiently to Create 325 Family-Wage Jobs for Southside

  • 5-31-2012 | Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Tech Nuclear Program to Establish Laboratory

  • 5-29-2012 | Financial Times
  • Uranium Price Rises

  •  | WTOP
  • Transcript: Governor McDonnell’s View on Uranium

  • 5-25-2012 | Wall Street Journal
  • Austrialia Miners Pitch Tent in Texas

  • 5-7-2012 | Washington Post
  • Del. Joe May Weighs in on Uranium

  • 4-23-2012 | Washington Post
  • Editorial: Nuclear has to be part of the mix

  • 4-15-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Op-ed: Unedifying Report Meets Inept Questions

  • 4-12-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Video: WSLS Interviews Virginia Uranium

  • 3-12-2012 | The Weekly Standard
  • Nuclear Overreaction

  • 3-6-2012 | Wall Street Journal
  • Fukushima and the Future of Nuclear Power

  • 2-27-2012 | Nuclear Street
  • U.S. Support for Nuclear Power Remains Strong

  • 2-8-2012 | Star Tribune
  • “Uranium Capital of the World” Has No Stigma from Mining

  • 2-7-2012 | Star Tribune
  • NAS Makes Public Presentation in Danville

  • 1-26-2012 | Fuel Cycle Week
  • Federal Regulators Comment on NAS Study

  •  | Fuel Cycle Week
  • Extra, January 2012 Issue

  • 1-23-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Editorial: Uranium and Keystone: Studiously Ignored

  •  | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Southside Split on Uranium Mining

  • 1-20-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Del. Morefield Applauds Gov. McDonnell’s Decision to Draft Regulations

  • 1-19-2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Gov. McDonnell Requests Uranium Mining Regulatory Framework

  •  | Washington Post
  • Virginia to Move Forward on Uranium Mining Regulations.

  • 1-17-2012 | Fuel Cycle Week
  • Va-U Mines Report Being Misread: Panel Chair

  • 1-13-2012 | Roanoke Times
  • Op-Ed: Baseless Fears Regarding Uranium Mining

  • 1-4-2012 | Daily Press
  • Mining an Opportunity

    2011
  • 12-21-2011 | Wall Street Journal
  • Report Urges New Safety Rules on Uranium Mining

  • 12-20-2011 | Americans for Prosperity
  • Americans for Prosperity Endorses Virginia Uranium

  • 12-19-2011 | Americans for Prosperity
  • NAS Study Provides Road Map for Virginia to Host World’s Safest Uranium Mining

  • 12-16-2011 | Americans for Prosperity
  • Independent Study from RTI Illustrates Positive Impact of Uranium Mining

  • 12-11-2011 | Free Lance-Star
  • Our Pledge: the Safest Mine in the World

  •  | Free Lance-Star
  • Should the Moratorium Be Lifted

  • 12-7-2011 | Star Tribune
  • Southside County Rejects One-Year Delay on Uranium

  •  | Star Tribune
  • Report Cites Economic Benefits of Uranium Mining

  • 12-5-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Times-Dispatch Editorial: Uranium Mining: Study Hall

  • 12-2-2011 | The New York Times
  • The New York Times Spotlights Uranium Mining in Virginia

  • 11-30-2011 | The New York Times
  • Independent Study Finds ‘Substantial’ Economic Benefits from Uranium Mining & Milling in Virginia

  • 11-29-2011 | Virginia Coal and Energy Commission
  • The Socioeconomic Impact of Uranium Mining and Milling in the Chatham Labor Shed, Virginia

  • 11-28-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Clean Energy Source Will Meet Needs, Create Jobs

  •  | Danville Register & Bee
  • Trip to Elliot Lake Impressed This Mining Skeptic

  • 11-18-2011 | Mine Web
  • Swords to Ploughshares Program Ends

  • 11-17-2011 | OTC Markets
  • Virginia Energy Resources, Inc., Joins OTCQX

  • 11-16-2011 | The Wall Street Journal
  • The $200,000-a-Year Mine Worker

  • 11-9-2011 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • A Guide to Uranium Mining and Public Health

  • 11-1-2011 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Extra, November 2011 Issue

  • 10-23-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Greenpeace Founder Supports Uranium Mining

  • 10-13-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Residents Tour Uranium Mining Site

  • 10-9-2011 | Danville Register & Bee
  • The Truth about Coles Hill and Floods

  • 10-5-2011 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Group Uranium Mine, Mill in Canada

  •  | Danville Register & Bee
  • Uranium Mining: The Journey ‘from Myth to Fact’

  • 9-28-2011 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Saskatchewan: Uranium Capital of the World

  • 8-8-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Virginia Never Banned Uranium Mining

  • 8-3-2011 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Virginia Uranium Offers Traveling Mobile Exhibit

  • 7-26-2011 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Summer 2011 Issue

  • 7-12-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Gov. McDonnell Touts Uranium Mining Benefits

  • 7-6-2011 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Peer Review of Virginia Beach Study

  • 6-26-2011 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Students Study Water Near Coles Hill

  • 2-26-2011 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Winter/Spring 2011 Issue

  • 1-9-2011 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Study

  • 1-8-2011 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Conventional Uranium Mill Makes Headway in Colorado

    2010
  • 10-10-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Stauber-Whitehead Report, E-mail and Response

  • 9-26-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Fall 2010 Issue

  • 9-9-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Letter to the Virginia Coal and Energy Commission

  • 8-25-2010 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Scientific Group Says Uranium Mining Should Be Done

  • 8-4-2010 | Bearing Drift Magazine
  • Unlocking Southside Virginia’s Geologic Treasure

  • 5-18-2010 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Putting Uranium Mining ‘Misinformation’ to Rest

  • 5-7-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Letter to the Editor

  • 4-26-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Spring 2010 Issue

  • 3-5-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • An Important News Release from Virginia Uranium

  • 2-27-2010 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Nuclear Energy Making a Comeback?

  • 2-23-2010 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Uranium Study Gets Green Light

    2009
  • 12-15-2009 | Chatham Star-Tribune
  • Fall/Winter 2009 Issue

  • 12-6-2009 | News & Advance
  • Uranium Study Finally Gets a Green Light

  • 12-3-2009 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Uranium Study to Start this Winter

  •  | Danville Register & Bee
  • Uranium Study Gets Green Light, with Conditions

  • 11-4-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • EPA Refuses to Investigate Alleged Well Contamination at Coles Hill; Federal Agency Cites State Health Department Study

  • 11-2-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • EPA Responds to County Letter on Lead Levels

  • 8-20-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Local Geologist Presents at Regional Geology Conference

  • 8-16-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Educate Yourself about Radiation

  • 7-26-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Thank You, Mister Secretary

  •  | Danville Register & Bee
  • Summer 2009 Issue

  • 6-15-2009 | The Virginian-Pilot
  • Uranium Study is a Fine Beginning

  • 6-13-2009 | The Virginian-Pilot
  • Fear Keeps VA from Exploring Pittsylvania’s Natural Resource

  •  | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Energy: Go Nukes

  • 6-9-2009 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • VUI Officers Elected to American Nuclear Society, Virginia Section Executive Committee

  • 5-21-2009 | Forbes
  • Virginia Panel OKs Uranium Mining Study

  • 5-12-2009 | Forbes
  • Virginia Tech Grad Student Conducting Research on Coles Hill Hydrology

  • 5-5-2009 | Forbes
  • Science Panel May Study Virginia Uranium Plan – Winter 2009 | Region Focus, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

  • 4-26-2009 | Forbes
  • Spring 2009 Issue

  • 4-1-2009 | Martinsville Bulletin
  • Geologist Supports Uranium Mining

  • 3-26-2009 | The News & Advance
  • Uranium Study Finally Moves Ahead in State

  • 3-17-2009 | The News & Advance
  • Local Professional Attends National Conference on Nuclear Power

  • 3-6-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • Mining Jobs

  • 2-4-2009 | Danville Register & Bee
  • 43-101 Report Released

    2008
  • 11-7-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Uranium Mining to be Studied

  • 11-6-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Virginia Coal and Energy Commission Approved Motion

  • 10-10-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Delegate Kilgore Announces Meeting of Coal & Energy Commission to Adopt a Study of Uranium Development

  • 9-22-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Virginia Uranium Releases NI 43-101 Compliant Technical Report for Coles Hill Deposits

  • 9-10-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Beneath the Surface

  • 8-27-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Summer Interns

  • 8-21-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Editorial: Let Virginia Uranium Study Proceed

  • 8-4-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Uranium Mining: Securing America’s Energy Future

  • 6-26-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Virginia Sitting on the Mother Lode

  • 2-21-2008 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • U.S. Has a Need for More Uranium

    2002
  • 6-28-2002 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • “Phosphate based immobilization of uranium in an oxidizing bedrock aquifer”