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Dignitaries visit Strata Energy uranium mine

U.S. Senator John Barrasso and Governor Mark Gordon take fact-finding tour

As one of the only operational uranium mines in Wyoming with the better part of a decade of production under its belt, Strata Energy's Ross Project was a natural choice for U.S. Senator John Barrasso and Governor Mark Gordon to speak with representatives of the industry about what can be done to support and encourage uranium production in this state.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2021, only 5% of the uranium purchased to be used as fuel in the United States was home produced. The remainder came from countries including Kazakhstan, Canada, Australia and Russia.

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