The Flume In-Situ Search Results December 26, 2008

12/26/2008
Company drops South Park uranium mining claims
Golden-based New Horizon Uranium Corp. has relinquished its staked mining claims northeast of Hartsel, the company's president has confirmed. ...
8/15/2008
Uranium and radon
To the Editor, In the mid-nineties, the Park County Advisory Board on the Environment (ABE) prepared a report on radon (a gaseous decay product of uranium that causes lung cancer) and of the areas most likely to have significant uranium deposits. This report included maps and identifications of radioactive minerals with locations throughout the county. ...

8/15/2008
Uranium and radon
To the Editor, In the mid-nineties, the Park County Advisory Board on the Environment (ABE) prepared a report on radon (a gaseous decay product of uranium that causes lung cancer) and of the areas most likely to have significant uranium deposits. This report included maps and identifications of radioactive minerals with locations throughout the county. ...

7/25/2008
Uranium still hot topic in county
Uranium is a hot issue, but it's not a partisan issue.That was the message delivered by Soren Frederiksen, chairman of the Park County Democrats, at a July 16 meeting held in Bailey about the uranium mines that may develop in South Park."I tried to make people aware that this was more of an informational meeting and wasn't a political meeting," he said. "Uranium doesn't care whether you're a Democrat of a Republican." ...

5/30/2008 
Water district to participate in $2.6 million reservoir
The Center of Colorado Water Conservancy District is constructing a reservoir in northern South Park, and at its board meeting on May 7 it heard information on obtaining a low-interest-rate loan from representatives of the Colorado Water Conservation Board's Water Project Loan Program. The district had requested the meeting to learn more about the possibility of obtaining a loan to construct the James Tingle Reservoir, which will be constructed this summer. ...

5/16/2008 
Uranium claims staked
Staking for the proposed uranium mines in South Park near Hartsel took place from May 8 to May 10, according to an e-mail from Doran Moore, a member of Save Our South Park Water 08, a group opposing the possibility of uranium mines."Thousands of acres from Sheep Camp Ridge to north of Antelope Lane were claimed for mining," he said in the e-mail. ...

4/18/2008 
Following proper procedure
To the Editor, In re: Request to the Governor of Colorado to Petition the Secretary of Interior to "Designate as UNSUITABLE Lands in South Park" Proposed for Uranium Solution Mining.On Monday, April 14, a petition, signed by 684 concerned individuals, requesting that Governor Bill Ritter petition the Secretary of Interior to "designate as unsuitable" lands in South Park for uranium in-situ solution recovery, was filed at the Office of the Governor. ...

4/11/2008 
HASP holds meeting on uranium mining
Roughly 75 people heard experts field questions for approximately one and a half hours after their presentations on in-situ uranium mining in South Park at a meeting in Fairplay on April 2.The meeting was sponsored by the Headwater Authority of the Upper South Platte. ...

4/3/2008 
HASP holds meeting on in-situ mining
Experts fielded questions for approximately one and a half hours after their presentations on in-situ uranium mining in South Park at a meeting in Fairplay on April 2.The meeting was sponsored by the Headwater Authority of the Upper South Platte. HASP is a joint business venture between the Center of Colorado Water Conservancy District and the Upper South Platte Water Conservancy District.Among the speakers was William Wilson, president and chief executive officer of New Horizon Uraniu ...

4/3/2008 
Opposing sides meet over uranium
Bill Wilson, President of Horizon Nevada Uranium Inc, said he doubts he changed anybody's mind at the April 2 meeting in Fairplay regarding possible uranium exploration and mining near Hartsel. ...

3/28/2008 
Mining incompatible with LURs
Horizon Nevada Uranium's proposed uranium mining in Park County near Hartsel isn't compatible with residentially zoned land, and that is something the county is going to enforce, according to a March 25 Park County press release. 

3/21/2008 
Commissioners to discuss uranium mining
Park County Development Services Coordinator Tom Eisenman met with Horizon Nevada Uranium Inc. President Bill Wilson on March 14, and Eisenman was scheduled to meet with county commissioners on March 19, but it's unclear at this point what input the commissioners will have in the decision-making process on uranium mining in Park County. ...

3/14/2008 
Staking claims for mines to begin soon
Staking for proposed uranium mines in a 4,000-acre area of land northeast of Hartsel will begin at the end of March and could last as long as a week.Horizon Nevada Uranium Inc., the company that is proposing the mines, has 60 days to complete the staking process as of March 25, a process that is not expected to take long to complete. It would have until May 24 to complete the staking. ...

2/29/2008 
Uranium mining and aquifers
My mom and dad (deceased) have been long-time land owners in South Park. My mom has just received one of the Horizon Nevada Uranium letters on the intent to stake her land. She is obviously concerned about damages to her property. ...

2/29/2008 
Uranium worries
I was disappointed to read last week's Flume article concerning Horizon Nevada and its uranium exploration project in South Park. The article left important questions unasked, largely giving it the tone of a company PR piece. ...

2/29/2008 
Questions arise over proposed uranium operation
Horizon Nevada Uranium Inc. President Bill Wilson has taken a number of calls regarding his company's proposed uranium mines in Park County, most of them planned for about seven miles northeast of Hartsel, and he suspects he will probably take many more.

2/22/2008 
Uranium mining planned in South Park
Golden-based Horizon Nevada Uranium Inc. is planning to mine uranium in a 4,000-acre area of southeast Park County in the South Park Ranch area, and it has sent about 400 notices to property owners notifying them of the proposed project.It's still very early in the planning stages for the proposed mines, according to Horizon President Bill Wilson. ...

   

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