Louisiana Energy Services, a European-based company, breaks ground on the first uranium enrichment facility in the U.S. near Eunice, N.M.
The nation’s nuclear infrastructure is aging, and in need of very expensive – and very complicated – retooling just to survive
Graphics show the location of the West’s nuclear sites and uranium sources, and the nuclear fuel cycle is described
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
With uranium prices rising, speculators are looking anew at busted mining towns like Jeffrey City, Wyo., but locals have learned to be skeptical
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
Historian and professor Ferenc Szasz says comics were used to reassure the public about nuclear issues during the 1940s and ‘50s
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