Shock? Russia owns 20% of all U.S. uranium reserves — Top Nuke Official: We are now mining in Wyoming… “This is something you probably couldn’t imagine some 3 or 4 years ago” (VIDEO)

Published: July 4th, 2012 at 1:00 am ET
By
Email Article Email Article
14 comments


Interview with Sergey Kirienko, head of Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom
Russia Today
July 2, 2012

Sergey Kirienko, head of Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom

[...]

Rosatom is primarily an element in this country’s nuclear defense capabilities. I know our policy makers’ outlook on this issue, and I’m sure Rosatom will never be privatized, because some of its industries cater to Russia’s nuclear arsenal. Such things are not for sale.

[...]

Some projects related to the civilian part of the nuclear industry are already open to private capital, including foreign interests. There are already quite a few private investors involved in uranium mining. Besides, we have been mining uranium not only in Russia for a long time now. You’ve mentioned the United States – well, we’re the largest owner of uranium deposits on US territory. Rosatom owns 20 percent of America’s uranium reserves. We are presently mining in the state of Wyoming, for example. This is something you probably couldn’t imagine some 3 or 4 years ago. Today, it’s reality.

[...]

Published: July 4th, 2012 at 1:00 am ET
By
Email Article Email Article
14 comments

Related Posts

  1. Top Nuclear Official: Atomic bomb may be used to blow up large asteroid (VIDEO) March 13, 2013
  2. TV: Nuclear facilities near where meteor fragments landed in Russia — Radiation testing to continue throughout day — Location of third worst nuke accident ever (VIDEO) February 15, 2013
  3. Radio: Uranium-contaminated plume covers 125 acres at U.S. nuclear site — Over 300 lbs. of uranium a year flowing into Columbia River (AUDIO) #Hanford July 30, 2013
  4. US Gov’t: Uranium plant leak “warranted emergency classification of ALERT” — Worker: “Video shows release was out of control… Smoke billowing… They refused to warn community” — TV: “I’ve lived here 30 years and never seen anything like it… I was shocked” — “It’s ridiculous… it’s not contained, everybody watched it” (VIDEOS) November 17, 2014
  5. Bill Maher: “Arizona, nothing wrong with that state that a crippled Japanese nuclear plant couldn’t solve” (VIDEO) May 19, 2012

14 comments to Shock? Russia owns 20% of all U.S. uranium reserves — Top Nuke Official: We are now mining in Wyoming… “This is something you probably couldn’t imagine some 3 or 4 years ago” (VIDEO)

You must be logged in to post a comment.