Senator Martin’s Silence on Uranium Mining Says it All


    It’s been two weeks now since I asked Senator Steve Martin (Republican) the following question in an email:

    Senator Martin,

    Thank you for your response.

    I was hoping, since this is such a serious issue, you could provide me with evidence to support your claim that uranium mining in Virginia will be done safely?

    Also, how many jobs are supposed to be added in Virginia if the moratorium on uranium mining is lifted? What are the actual numbers?

    The email is as straight forward as it comes. Yet, I’ve received no response and therefore no evidence regarding the “safety” of uranium mining in Virginia or the number of jobs that would be created in Virginia were uranium mining to take place.

    Senator Martin, who exactly are you representing? It certainly isn’t the “average” Virginian.  

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