Evaluate the various issues (economic, social, environmental) at stake in making decisions about energy development as applied to Naturita, Colorado and the Pinon Ridge Mill.
Google Images of Uranium Mills
1. Get into your assigned interest group and prepare for the Town Hall Meeting on the Pinon Ridge Mill
2. Town Hall Meeting
3. Continue Innovation and Mutation powerpoint (JOURNAL #4 take notes on this powerpoint following the Lecture Roadmap slide)
RESOURCES FOR PINON RIDGE MILL TOWN MEETING http://pinonridgemill.com/This is the website for Energy Fuel, the nuclear power development company in charge of building and running the proposed mill.
http://www.examiner.com/article/pinon-ridge-uranium-mill-one-step-closer-to-special-use-permit: This article summarizes a town meeting in 2009 to hear from opponents and proponents to the mill. It summarizes pros and cons.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/28/fukushima-cancer-rates-risks_n_2779729.html This article discusses the cancer risks after the Fukishima nuclear power plant explosion
http://www.hcn.org/wotr/a-uranium-mill-makes-no-sense-in-western-colorado: This is an article in High Country News by a Telluride resident who argues against the mill.
Colorado Government Report on Health Risks of the Pinon Ridge Mill: Additional source for tomorrow's town hall meeting
Use this weekend to make up any journals you may have missed (SEE THIS LINK) and get caught up on any missing work if you were absent from school this week.
Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School