Riverton Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action bill http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Tribes demand action and oversight for uranium clean-up http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/tribes-demand-action-and-oversight-uranium-clean <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1006127&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the story</strong></a></p><p>During this year’s Legislative session, lawmakers proposed a joint resolution known as the Riverton Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action bill. Tailings are waste left over from mining operations. In this case, the tailings in question are from uranium mining on the Wind River Reservation. The tailings have caused groundwater contamination, which many residents believe has led to health problems.</p><p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:34:17 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 20850 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net