Currently there are several studies regarding uranium mining in Virginia:
The National Academy of Science. The project's website can be found at: NAS Uranium Study.
The City of Virginia Beach has performed a study regarding water issues. This study can be found at: VA Beach Water Study
The City of Danville has a study for the Socioenconomic Impacts of Uranium Mining. This study can be found at: Danville Regional Foundation Study
The Virginia Coal and Energy Uranium Mining Sub-Committee has contracted with Chmura Economics & Analytics to perform a Socioeconomic Study. The Committee's web page can be found at: Uranium Mining Sub-Committee
On January 19, 2012 Governor McDonnell issued a letter establishing a Uranium Working Group consisting of staff from VDH, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, and Department of Environmental Quality. Here is a copy of the letter: Governor Uranium Letter
March 7, 2012: A web page has been created in order to provide comments to the Uranium Working Group. It can be found at: Uranium Working Group
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