Obama Uranium One Deal Is Allowing Yellowcake Uranium to Be Shipped to Unknown Destinations

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Tucker Carlson continues to hammer at the Uranium One deal, approved by Obama and Hillary Clinton, that gives Russia control over 20% of American uranium, mined mostly from private property owned by John Christensen in Wyoming. The Clinton Foundation received $145 million in the deal, which looks and smells like a bribe, but was never investigated. The uranium was not ever supposed to leave the US, but Christensen says yellowcake from his property is routinely packed into drums and trucked off to a processing plant in Canada. From there, the destination is unknown. -GEG

Excerpt from a New York Times article written in 2015:

“…In Wyoming, where Uranium One equipment is scattered across his 35,000-acre ranch, John Christensen is frustrated that repeated changes in corporate ownership over the years led to French, South African, Canadian and, finally, Russian control over mining rights on his property.

“I hate to see a foreign government own mining rights here in the United States,” he said. “I don’t think that should happen.”

Mr. Christensen, 65, noted that despite assurances by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that uranium could not leave the country without Uranium One or ARMZ obtaining an export license — which they do not have — yellowcake from his property was routinely packed into drums and trucked off to a processing plant in Canada.

Asked about that, the commission confirmed that Uranium One has, in fact, shipped yellowcake to Canada even though it does not have an export license. Instead, the transport company doing the shipping, RSB Logistic Services, has the license. A commission spokesman said that “to the best of our knowledge” most of the uranium sent to Canada for processing was returned for use in the United States. A Uranium One spokeswoman, Donna Wichers, said 25 percent had gone to Western Europe and Japan.”

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