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  • Wastin' away in New Mexico

    Louisiana Energy Services, a European-based company, breaks ground on the first uranium enrichment facility in the U.S. near Eunice, N.M.

  • Retooling a Leviathan

    The nation’s nuclear infrastructure is aging, and in need of very expensive – and very complicated – retooling just to survive

  • The Hot West

    Graphics show the location of the West’s nuclear sites and uranium sources, and the nuclear fuel cycle is described

  • Navajo Windfall

    The Navajo Nation is fighting to keep uranium mining off the reservation, but eager uranium companies are determined to mine– and the federal government is on their side

  • The Fourth Wave

    With uranium prices rising, speculators are looking anew at busted mining towns like Jeffrey City, Wyo., but locals have learned to be skeptical

  • Reborn

    With global warming an increasing threat, some are urging a return to nuclear energy, but the industry’s own checkered past reminds us that a nuclear renaissance will be neither easy nor cheap

  • Nuclear energy isn’t clean or a solution

    The writer says uranium mining and nuclear power take us back to a past of unsolved problems

  • Atomic comics

    Historian and professor Ferenc Szasz says comics were used to reassure the public about nuclear issues during the 1940s and ‘50s

  • New Mexico: A nuclear homeland?

    Lea County, N.M., is courting Louisiana Energy Services, a company that wants to build a uranium-enrichment facility to create fuel for nuclear power plants

  • From nuclear fuel to nature trails

    Oregon may set a precedent with its planned transformation of the defunct Trojan nuclear power plant into a state park.

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