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Economic Impact of Uranium Mining in Coconino and Mohave Counties, Arizona (.html) Executive Summary and full report with click through links to various sections of the report

Economic Impact of Uranium Mining in Coconino and Mohave Counties, Arizona (.pdf) Executive Summary and full report in .pdf format

The Uranium of the Arizona Strip District, Northern Arizona: an Endangered National Resource  (.pdf)  An extensive report covering almost all aspects of breccia pipe uranium mining in the Arizona Strip District of northern Arizona (December, 2009)

The Life Cycle of a Typical Uranium Mine in Northern Arizona (.pdf)

Nuclear Fuel Production: A Four-Step Process Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Link
Before nuclear power plants can use uranium, a series of processing steps must convert the uranium ore into nuclear fuel in the form of ceramic pellets. These pellets are then loaded into fuel rods and are used in the nuclear power plants. This Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) web page covers the four steps.

Beneficial Uses of Radiation Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Link
Uranium is used not only for electricity but has many other uses as well. This Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) web page covers the many beneficial uses of radiation including medicine, scientific research, agriculture and food production, space exploration, naval propulsion, industrial uses as well as consumer products and services. The total economic contribution to the nation is also detailed.

Nuclear Energy Quick Facts (.pdf)
This fact sheet from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) highlights nuclear power as a reliable source of energy and includes information on environmental issues, economic benefits, safety, used fuel as well as public opinion data.


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