Oglala Sioux Tribe win stay on license for planned uranium mine

The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board issued on a uranium mine that's opposed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.

The tribe says the Powertech Uranium Corp. mine will harm sacred sites and cultural resources. A hearing will be held to determine whether the project can continue.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission awarded a license to Powertech to restart uranium mining at certain sites, including some within traditional Oglala territory.

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