The History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo People

Brugge Doug, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Tufts University School of Medicine

This American Journal of Public Health article describes the history of uranium mining and the Navajo people. The abstract may be viewed for free and the article and accompanying figures are available for a fee, to view either together or separately. Topics include issues on the Navajo Nation from uranium mining, such as lung cancer and other diseases, radon levels, federal regulations, congressional hearings on compensation, and the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:GeochemistryKeywords: Navaho, Dine, Dineh