Monday morning, the Supreme Court will take up Virginia’s ban on uranium mining. The Justices agreed to hear Virginia Uranium’s challenge back in May, but the case has been brewing since the late 70s. That’s when the Marline Corporation was testing what is now believed to be the largest deposit of uranium in the United States at Coles Hill in neighboring Pittsylvania County. Virginia’s moratorium has precluded uranium mining ever since.
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Bill Wyatt holds a B.S. in Telecommunications from Radford University. He is a radio and television station owner, journalist, broadcaster, web designer, and media consultant.