Of course, the religious fanatics are Greenies having heart palpatations over the thought of somebody actually daring to want to dig uranium – URANIUM! URANIUM! URANIUMURANIUMURANIUMURANIUMURANIUMURANIUM!!!!! – out of the ground – and the job creation is for the aforementioned uranium digging. Those silly, silly non-Greenies. Don’t they understand that their natural destiny is to get service-sector jobs?
Via Glenn Reynolds. Who is about as respectful of these people’s motivations as I am; which is to say, not at all.
PS: Yes, I know that mining can be messy. Is this not why we have an EPA (created by a conservative President, you know) in the first place? Besides, it’s not like we’re Commies, or anything.