Lift Labrador uranium ban: residents

- July 8th, 2010

CBC News reports some residents want the 3-year ban on uranium mining to end now as they could benefit from it.

They say that since the ban was narrowly approved in 2008 the community has gone from boom town to ghost town.
At the peak of exploration, the drone of helicopters and float planes continued from dawn […]

CBC News reports some residents want the 3-year ban on uranium mining to end now as they could benefit from it.

They say that since the ban was narrowly approved in 2008 the community has gone from boom town to ghost town.

At the peak of exploration, the drone of helicopters and float planes continued from dawn to dusk.

“All we can hear now is the wind and the songbirds,” said Glen Sheppard, a member of the Nunatsiavut Assembly representing Postville. “If it weren’t for the number of homes around, you’d think you’re at your [summer] cabin.”

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