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Briefing Date:12/16/2011
Topic:Uranium Mining in Virginia: Scientific, Technical, Environmental, Human Health and Safety, and Regulatory Aspects of Uranium Mining and Processing in Virginia

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources
Committee on Earth Resources

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Congressional Briefing
Friday, December 16, 2011
248 Russell Senate Office Bldg. – 9:45 a.m.

on

Uranium Mining in Virginia:
Scientific, Technical, Environmental, Human Health and Safety, and
Regulatory Aspects of Uranium Mining and Processing in Virginia

This new report from the National Academies explores the scientific, technical, environmental, human health and safety, and regulatory aspects of uranium mining, milling, and processing in Virginia. The report neither recommends whether uranium mining should be permitted nor includes site-specific assessments.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on December 19, 2011 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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