Chatham,VA-- Virginia Uranium Incorporated is making efforts to educate the public about uranium mining.
They had the grand opening of their new office in Downtown Chatham on Friday.
The office serves as an information hub for scientific and historic information about uranium mining. Virginia Uranium officials said by people learning more about uranium mining they have a more informed opinion about it.
"It's a chance for us to tell our story and inform people and get more and more people to get on board," said Walter Coles, Chairman of Board and CEO of Virginia Uranium.
During the ceremony they talked about the economic benefits of uranium mining and about how it's been done safely in other communities
The office will be open during regular business hours.