Heartland Institute Senior Fellow to Testify Before Uranium Working Group Wednesday

October 17, 2012

What: Hearing of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Uranium Working Group

When: Wednesday, October 17, 6 p.m.

Where: Old Dominion Agricultural Complex
19783 US Highway 29, Suite G
Chatham, VA 24531

Who: James M. Taylor, Senior Fellow

Heartland Institute Senior Fellow James M. Taylor will testify before Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Uranium Working Group at a public hearing at the Old Dominion Agricultural Complex in Chatham, Virginia. Taylor has testified frequently before legislators and has appeared on many radio and television programs to discuss environmental issues.

The Heartland Institute will also soon release a policy brief examining the environmental and safety considerations of mining for uranium in Virginia.

To interview Mr. Taylor before or after the hearing, please reach out to him directly (jtaylor@heartland.org; 941/776-5690) or contact Tammy Nash at tnash@heartland.org and 312/377-4000. After regular business hours, contact Jim Lakely at jlakely@heartland.org and 312/731-9364.


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