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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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Understanding Radon Risks in Your Home

What is radon? Radon is a cancer causing radioactive gas that you cannot see, smell, or taste. It is produced by the normal breakdown of uranium in the soil and rock, and it may be a problem in your home. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General’s Office have estimated that as […]

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