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State report: Wyoming uranium industry primed for success

GILLETTE – Uranium production looks to be back on the upswing after years of dormancy.

A report recently completed by the Wyoming State Geological Survey found that Wyoming is primed to take advantage of the expected expansion of the domestic uranium industry.

And Campbell County should be right in the thick of things.

Wyoming leads the country in uranium mining and has the largest economic uranium ore reserves in the U.S. which are located across the Powder River Basin, Great Divide Basin, Shirley Basin and Gas Hills.

While Wyoming leads the nation in this area, the problem has been that the...

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