Feds Sacrifice Tomorrow's Water to Mine Uranium Today 

Every day injection wells pump more than 200,000 gallons of toxic and radioactive waste from uranium mining into Wyoming aquifers.

GILLETTE, Wyo. — On a lonely stretch at the edge of the Great Plains, rolling grassland presses up against a crowning escarpment called the Pumpkin Buttes. The land appears bountiful, but it is stingy, straining to produce enough sustenance for the herds…

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