ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A controversial uranium company will be closing its New Mexico offices in three cities, including Albuquerque.
Texas-based uranium resources incorporated says its closing its offices in Albuquerque, Crownpoint, and Grants in order to reduce costs.
Environmentalists, including members of the Navajo Nation, have been battling URI for nearly two decades as the company tries to develop uranium claims near Church Rock and Crownpoint.
URI's CEO says the company is still committed to projects it has pending in New Mexico.
No word yet on how many jobs will be lost.
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