[PAST EVENT] Uranium mining in Virginia: A radioactive question

Thursday, February 28th 2013
7pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, McHugh Auditorium
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062
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The National Academy of Sciences has released a report on uranium mining in Virginia.The National Academy of Sciences has released a report on uranium mining in Virginia.
Join W&M geology professor Jim Kaste as he explores the issues surrounding a proposal to mine a large uranium deposit in Virginia. {{http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dfaqgicab&oeidk=a07e6t7h9xk05b7d1b5, Register here.}}
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The 2013 session of Virginia's General Assembly recently withdrew a bill that would have lifted the Commonwealth's 30-year ban on uranium mining.

Join Dr. Jim Kaste of the Geology Department at William & Mary as he describes the origins of the $7 billion deposit that lies at the heart of the uranium mining debate, explains the uranium mining process, and weighs the environmental issues involved in exploiting and using uranium, fossil fuels and renewable sources of energy.

Kaste's presentation is the February installment of the 2013 After Hours Lecture Series at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

Reservations to this free public lecture series are required due to limited space. {{http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dfaqgicab&oeidk=a07e6t7h9xk05b7d1b5,Register here to attend in person}} or call 804-684-7846 for further information. {{http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dfaqgicab&oeidk=a07e6t7jo3539749045, Register here}} to view the on-line webinar.
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