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EPA to Clean Up Abandoned Uranium Mine on Reservation

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it has approved a plan and committed to clean up the Northeast Church Rock Mine, the largest and highest priority uranium mine on the Navajo Nation. The cleanup will include removal of approximately 1.4 million tons of radium and uranium contaminated soil and will employ the most stringent […]

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Future of Navajo Generating Station Uncertain

The future of the Navajo Generating Station near Page, AZ. remains uncertain.  The Interior Department has requested the U.S. Environmental Protection agency to put off a decision on pollution controls for the coal fired plant for at least six months. A decision by the EPA was expected this summer which likely would have required additional […]

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