Here are some helpful Links to various information on the web regarding the Uranium Mining issue
Contact Your Virginia Elected Officials
Are you interested in letting your elected officials know you want them to Keep the Ban? Here is a link to the Sierra Club with a helpful way to contact your Virginia elected officials.
The Sierra Club of Virginia
Virginia Beach Links
Virginia Beach commissioned a scientific study to evaluate the risks posed by uranium mining to their drinking water supply drawn from Lake Gaston on the Roanoke River. This study has been frequently cited as to reasons various governments oppose the lifting of the ban on uranium mining in Virginia.
-- This first Link is to the Virginia Beach web page on Uranium Mining which includes access to the various reports, presentations, and simulations as well as other valuable information related to the Uranium Mining issue:
Virginia Beach web page on Uranium Mining
-- Here are direct links to the Phase 1 Report, released February 2011 and the Phase II Report, released February 2012:
Phase I Report: A Preliminary Assessment of Potential Impacts of Uranium Mining in Virginia on Drinking Water Sources
Phase II Report: Final Report on Assessment of Potential Impacts of Uranium Mining in Virginia on Drinking Water Sources
The National Academy of Science Report
The National Academy of Science was commissioned to conduct an investigation into the safety of uranium mining in Virginia.
-- Here is a link to the National Academy of Science report on the safety of uranium mining in Virginia:
Uranium Mining in Virginia: Scientific, Technical, Environmental, Human Health and Safety, and Regulatory Aspects of Uranium Mining and Processing in Virginia
The Virginia Coalition
The Virginia Coalition maintains an informative website that provides information and links intended to inform legislators and the public about the proposed uranium mining in Virginia.
-- This link is to the Read the Reports website
The Virginia Coalition's Read the Reports website
Here is a link to the Roanoke River Basin Association
The Roanoke River Basin Association