Czech Republic Uranium Mining

June 2, 2011 - 5:00 PM
In this photo taken Thursday, April 21, 2011, a sign for a former uranium mine is seen near Pribram, Czech Republic. Deep beneath lush countryside, large pneumatic drills smash rock in search of uranium. An industry once associated here with forced labor, tragic deaths and terminal decline is staging a dramatic comeback. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)