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Uranium Mining Feared Threat to Native Americans

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by Sputnik News

A Forest Service report issued earlier this month a recommendation that existing regulations be revised to permit mineral development on previously withdrawn lands, according to the Navajo-Hopi Observer news website.

Because the Forest Service report does not explicitly advise eliminating the uranium ban, it remains unclear whether mining for the nuclear material will be allowed in the near future, the article said.

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