People Profiles: Uranium Boom

Charlie Steen and Family

Charlie Steen

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Profile Charlie Steen The King of Uranium Charlie Steen’s search for uranium led him to southeastern Utah. His luck changed when an ore sample that broke his used drill was tested on a Geiger counter that “went off the charts!”...

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Howard Balsey

Howard Balsley

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Profile Howard Balsley The Father of Uranium Howard Balsley began his career as a Forest Service clerk, but quickly transitioned to Clerk/Auditor of Grand County where he worked for 13 years. He resigned to devote time to mining and buying...

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