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NRC approves operation of New Mexico uranium plant

Under cover of the BP oil gusher: NRC approves operation of New Mexico uranium plant 11 Jun 2010 The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authorized startup of a [deadly] $3 billion uranium enrichment plant in New Mexico, the first major nuclear facility to be licensed in the US in the past three decades. NRC officials said in a news release Thursday they are satisfied the facility can begin operations. [Thanks, Obusha!]