Environment

Coles Hill in Pittsylvania County is the site of one of the world's largest uranium deposits.

Uranium mining debate heats up as political season winds down

In the runup to Election Day, the debate over whether to lift a 30-year-old ban on uranium mining and milling in Virginia became more politically charged than ever, with both candidates in the 5th District Congressional race accusing each other of misleading voters about their ties to the industry. But Hurt’s reelection won’t mark the […]