Case by Virginia Uranium Dismissed

Opponents of uranium mining in the Roanoke River Basin saw the light at the end of the tunnel as Senior U.S. District Judge Jackson L. Kiser threw out Virginia Uranium’s motion for injunctive relief against Virginia’s governor and other officials, contending that the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 preempts the Virginia Code and requesting Virginia be forced to process permit applications for uranium mining.

Date Updated: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015