“INTERNATIONAL URANIUM EXPERT IN RAPID CITY”
For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Lilias Jarding, Ph.D.
With the controversial Dewey-Burdock uranium mining project a possibility in western South Dakota, an internationally recognized expert on uranium mining, Dr. Gavin Mudd, will be available for questions at a press conference in Rapid City on Friday.
Dr. Gavin Mudd has a Ph.D. in environmental engineering and is a lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering at Monash University in Australia. He has been an active researcher and advocate on the environmental impacts of uranium mining for over a decade. His work has been showcased in several international journals and conferences. Dr. Mudd has had extensive involvement in examining the underlying scientific issues associated with uranium mining in Australia and around the world.
A press conference and opportunity to interview Dr. Mudd will be held on Friday, August 21 at 1:00 p.m.
The press conference will be held along Rapid Creek on the East Side of Sioux Park just south of the Formal Gardens located on Canyon Lake Drive at the intersection of Dakota Drive. In case of rain, a shelter is available.
If you would like to reserve a time later that afternoon to interview Dr. Mudd, or for more information, contact Dr. Lilias Jarding at 970-412-1924.