Nuclear Crisis Threatens Uranium Market

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(Photo: This is a satellite image showing damage after the earthquake and tsunami at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power plant in Japan. Credit: DigitalGlobe.)

The threat of a nuclear meltdown in Japan has ripple effects that reach Colorado. This state has some of the biggest uranium reserves in the country. For some insight, we reached Treva Klingbiel. She’s president of Trade Tech, a Denver company that tracks the price of uranium. She talks with Ryan Warner.