"The major consequences are water contamination and water use," Jarding said, noting that Powertech would use 47 billion gallons of water over a 10-year period. "It's a huge amount of water, and people really need to sit up and take notice of this one."But Mark Hollenbeck, Powertech's project manager, said he's confident the agencies reviewing the applications will find the proposed mine can be operated within regulations and without harm to the environment.
US, State Agencies Review Proposed SD Uranium Mine
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