28 December 2014. Not just any mines. Locals around Moab told Zoellner these were the remnants of former uranium mines that were most active at the height of the Cold War, which prompted a wave of prospecting frenzy for the silvery-white metal that launched what many call Utah's version of the California Gold Rush.

LA TIMES

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-utah-uranium-20141228-story.html

 

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