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VUI Issues Statement in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

Virginia Uranium has issued the following statement in response to this week’s Supreme Court decision upholding Virginia’s 1982 moratorium:

“We are still studying the Supreme Court’s opinions, but we are obviously disappointed with the result. We continue to think that Virginia’s uranium mining ban is both unlawful and unwise, and we are reviewing other options for challenging the Commonwealth’s confiscation of Virginia Uranium’s mineral estate.”

Uranium company takes state to court

By Trevor Metcalfe | Work It, Lynchburg

Virginia Uranium wants to develop the 119 million pounds of uranium ore under Coles Hill in Pittsylvania County, and it’s suing the state to lift the 33-year-old mining moratorium.