At least 15,004 people have signed the petition against the project on development of uranium deposit in Issyk-Kul region. Collection of signatures continues.
Last weekend, social networks’ users began collecting signatures against the project on development of Tash-Bulak uranium deposit. The author of the petition was Alena Khomenko. She invited everyone to sign the online petition.
YurAsia is going to develop Tash-Bulak deposit of Kyzyl-Ompol group of uranium-thorianite placers. It is planned to process it at Kara-Balta mining plant. However, residents of Ton district of Issyk-Kul region strongly oppose the project. After a wave of indignation, the Prime Minister instructed to suspend any work at the field until the conclusion of a special commission. (24.kg/Ukrainian metal)