Jaffe, a senior attorney with the SELC, said the bureaucracy of regulating mining is "a hypothetical question that we haven't gotten to yet." He added, "We're deciding the public policy question and the consensus is moving to maintaining the ban."The SELC and other opponents contend Virginia's wet, hurricane-susceptible climate is poorly suited for a mining industry that typically has been in the arid West.
Va. Study Group Releases Uranium Mining Report
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