PoltitiFact Virginia: Uranium mining

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The battle of uranium mining is one of the hottest in this year's General Assembly.

The expectations for what uranium could bring are a big part of the conversation.

Patrick Wales of Virginia Uranium claims there's "20 times" more energy in a proposed southside uranium mine than all the oil estimated to be off Virginia's coast.

Is that true?

According to reporters at PolitiFact Virginia - it is spot on. In fact, according to reporter Sean Gorman, he might even be under-selling his claim.

You can see all the information behind this week's report, on politifactvirginia.com.

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