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Obama Blocks Uranium Mining without the Support of Science

XRZ1138 Wrote: May 24, 2012 5:30 PM
"I think the word we’re looking for here is projection." QFT! Great post all together.

Sigh. They aren’t even trying anymore.

The news came out today that the administration imposed its 20 year ban on uranium mining on federal land in Arizona with no scientific basis to support the move. In fact, an email from a National Park Service hydrologist states that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement fails to establish links between impacts on water and uranium mining.  The leaked email states in part:

This is obviously a touchy case where the hard science doesn’t strongly support a policy position. Probably the best way to ‘finesse’ this would be fall back on the ‘precautionary principle’ and...

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