Abandoned Uranium Mines on the Navajo Nation

Environmental Protection Agency

This EPA website discusses the assessment of potential health risks from abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. Topics include; description and history of mines and reclamation initiatives, threats and contaminants, cleanup approach, environmental progress, potentially responsible parties, links to documents and reports, and community involvement. Also included are addresses for public information repositories, library sources and contacts.

Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Policy:Local Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work
Environmental Policy:
Topics: Energy/Material cycles
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy