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Virginia Uranium Inc. is suspending its campaign to attempt to overthrow the 30 year long moratorium on uranium mining in Virginia

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Newly elected Governor Terry McAuliffe said during the election campaign that he would not support lifting the state's decades-long ban on uranium mining and he reaffirmed that position after his election.

Full-scale uranium mining has never been conducted on the East Coast and opponents said Virginia would be a poor place to start, citing its wet climate and the fierce weather that often rakes the state.

The Associated Press article