in situ mining http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Concerns expressed about in situ uranium mining http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/concerns-expressed-about-situ-uranium-mining <p>With uranium mining making a comeback across the country and especially Wyoming, a recent government report recommends that better coordination between federal agencies is needed for financial assurances&nbsp; and that agencies need to update databases to find out how many abandoned mines actually exist in the U.S.</p><p>Government Accountability Office and environmental director, Anu Mittal&nbsp; says in situ mining - a process where operators inject chemicals and water underground to pump uranium back to the surface for processing, may also pose future problems.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 00:18:25 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 25178 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Concerns expressed about in situ uranium mining