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Uranium Mills and Disposal Facilities

nbsp 0183 32 Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Atlas Mill Site Cleanup The Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action UMTRA Project is relocating mill tailings and other contaminated materials from a former uranium-ore processing facility and from off-site properties known as vicinity properties in Moab Utah to an engineered disposal cell constructed near Crescent Junction Utah...

Mineral Exploration Mining Conflict and Land disputes

nbsp 0183 32 Some residents of other communities located in the immediate proximity of the mines have demonstrated against the uncertain health impacts of both soil and air pollution Residents of the affected areas in other regions have also sued some mining companies for poisoning rivers causing illnesses and the death of farm animals...

Navajo Nation welcomes key lawmaker to reservation for

nbsp 0183 32 Navajo leaders view the event as a unique opportunity to address the health environmental and social impacts of mining on their reservation the largest in the United States quot We have gone to the Capitol Hill with uranium miners and their families to have their voices heard so this forum is a win for them President Jonathan Nez said on Monday...

State of New Mexico ENERGY MINERALS and NATURAL

nbsp 0183 32 health and the environment related to legacy uranium mining and milling impacts within the Navajo Nation Similar five-year plans set forth by EPA for the San Mateo Creek Basin have been effective at identifying issues associated with legacy impacts from...

Navajo Nation Cleaning Up Abandoned Uranium Mines

nbsp 0183 32 This site provides information about the progress of EPA s cleanup of abandoned uranium mines on Navajo and Hopi lands and in other areas of Arizona and New Mexico including health impacts major enforcement and removal milestones and community actions...

U S GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES STRONG MULTI

nbsp 0183 32 U S national security interest is truly integrated with the health of the entire front-end of the nuclear fuel cycle Conventional uranium amp vanadium mill ISR uranium plant and mine Major conventional mine or project Existing nuclear power plant Nuclear reactors...

In Utah a Debate Stirs Over Estonian Radioactive Waste

nbsp 0183 32 The mill built in 1979 was only meant to process conventional uranium ores from the Colorado Plateau for up to 20 years the tribe says The Navajo Utah...

Deb Abrahamson blames mining pollution for her cancer

nbsp 0183 32 News gt Spokane Deb Abrahamson blames mining pollution for her cancer keeps fighting toxic legacy on Spokane reservation Sun Dec 1 2019...

Trump wants 1 5 billion over 10 years to revive U S

nbsp 0183 32 The White Mesa Uranium Mill near Blanding in southeastern Utah The Trump administration is asking Congress for 1 5 billion over 10 years to build up a U S uranium stockpile saying it wants to break an over-reliance on foreign uranium that undermines U S...

Uranium mining debate

nbsp 0183 32 Because uranium ore emits radon gas uranium mining can be more dangerous than other underground mining unless adequate ventilation systems are installed During the 1950s many Navajos in the U S became uranium miners as many uranium deposits were discovered on...

Uranium mill lays off 30 of workers The Times

nbsp 0183 32 Changes in the global uranium market have prompted managers of the White Mesa Mill near Blanding to lay off 30 of their employees The mill is the largest private employer in San Juan County Rep John Curtis R-UT spoke on the House floor in Washington D C on Tuesday Jan 14 with words of support for residents of San Juan County mill workers and employees at the La Sal uranium mine...

Lincoln Park Superfund Site And Associated Activities

nbsp 0183 32 Lincoln Park Superfund Site Final Release PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT Lincoln Park Superfund Site And Associated Activities at the Cotter Corporation Uranium Mill Ca 241 on City Fremont County Colorado EPA FACILITY ID COD042167858 Prepared by...

House votes to ban uranium mines near the Grand canyon

nbsp 0183 32 The U S House voted today to approve a bill that would prohibit new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon making...

Working with Communities on Cleaning Up Abandoned

nbsp 0183 32 Regular community meetings are held to provide updates and get input from local residents about our work to address uranium contamination Community Involvement Addressing Uranium Contamination EPA Community Involvement Coordinators work with chapter officials and Navajo Nation representatives to keep community members updated on progress with uranium mine assessment...

Trump proposal triggers rush of uranium mining plans

nbsp 0183 32 A photo provided by EcoFlight shows the White Mesa Uranium Mill near Blanding in southeastern Utah The Trump administration is asking Congress for 1 5 billion over 10 years to build up a U S uranium stockpile saying it wants to break an over-reliance on...

Huge impact on northern Sask as COVID

nbsp 0183 32 Canada s yearly mine production from 2007 to 2018 The peak between 2014 and 2017 is because of higher output from Cigar Lake mine The drop in 2018 is the result of suspended production at McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill Source Natural...

Uranium mining

nbsp 0183 32 Health Impacts for Uranium Mine and Mill Residents - Science Issues Uranium mining left a legacy of death Biorecovery of Uranium from Minewaters into Pure Mineral Product at the Expense of Plant Wastes Advanced Materials Research Vols 71-73 2009 pp...

Navajo uranium levels High uranium levels seen in

nbsp 0183 32 At Laguna Pueblo home to her tribe the Jackpile-Paguate Mine was once among the world s largest open-pit uranium mines It closed several decades ago...

Uranium Industry Asks for Bailout During COVID

nbsp 0183 32 At the end of March two uranium companies penned a letter to President Donald Trump asking for a 150 million bailout citing the economic impacts of COVID-19...

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