Environmental Justice for the Navajo: Uranium Mining in the Southwest

Robinson Bonnie, The School of Natural Resources and Environment; University of Michigan

This environmental justice case study was developed by student Steve Dancy at the University of Michigan. The case study addresses uranium mining in the southwest on the Navajo Nation. Topics include background and Navajo attitudes toward the resource, the problem and compensation, key actors, demographics, key strategies used, and assessment. This site also includes a list of information sources and a list of references.

Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Energy/Material cycles, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Environmental ScienceKeywords: Navaho, Dine, Dineh