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An Early History of the Uranium Mining Industry in New

Description This presentation is a brief synopsis of the uranium mining industry in the Grants region starting in the 1950's, primarily the history of the Anaconda Mining

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History of uranium mining in the Elliot Lake region of

History of uranium mining in the Elliot Lake region of Ontario and associated effects on water quality and fish intended for human consumption

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On the Yellowcake Trail Part One History of Uranium

This series of articles, "The Yellowcake Trail," tracks all aspects of uranium in Canada from the mining and milling, to processing and use, throughout its eighty-year history. The series begins with the history of uranium in Canada, from its initial discovery to the rapid development of mines that placed Canada as the prominent world leader

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Division of Geology and Mineral Resources Uranium

In 1983, the Uranium Administrative Group (UAG) was created and authorized to contract with consultants to conduct studies evaluating the costs and benefits of uranium mining at specific locations in Pittsylvania County, and report its findings to

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Uranium Mining Poisons Native Americans Culture change

"A list of uranium mining facts provided online by our organization, Defenders of the Black Hills, reveals a long history of abuses regarding uranium and coal mining in the Upper Midwest region.

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Uranium Hill Claims westernmininghistory.com

About the MRDS Data All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy.

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Toxic Legacy Uranium Mining In New Mexico

Uranium mining in New Mexico kicked off near the beginning of the atomic age when, in the 1950s, a Navajo man discovered uranium while herding his sheep. This was what essentially launched the uranium-mining boom in the West.

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Mining Uranium in Africa

Mining Uranium in Africa. The History of Mining Uranium. It only became known that Uranium is radioactive in the 1890s. The French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel left a bit of uranium on a photographic plate and the plate turned cloudy overnight. This was the first recorded discovery of 'light' or 'rays' emitted from uranium.

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Uranium Mining in Eastern Germany The WISMUT Legacy

Uranium Mining in Eastern Germany The WISMUT Legacy. by Peter Diehl (last updated 17 Apr 2011) practically independent of the exposure history. Soon after the termination of uranium mining, Wismut started flooding of the deepest parts of its shafts, i.e. the pumps were shut off.

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Uranium Mining and the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program

Uranium Mining and the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program Posted on Nov.14, 2013 in Uncategorized by Robert Alvarez Formed over 6 billion years ago, uranium, a dense, silvery-white metal, was created "during the fiery lifetimes and explosive deaths in stars in

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The Navajo People and Uranium Mining (review)

The Navajo People and Uranium Mining (review) Jennifer Richter Oral History Review, Volume 36, Number 1, Winter/Spring 2009, pp. 141-143 (Review)

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Oral History Review 2009Jennifer Richter University of New Mexico

Yellowcake Towns Uranium Mining Communities in the

The history of uranium mining in this country is abysmal at best and possibly criminal. There has been little regard by the mining industry for the health and safety of people affected by the mining. This book details the horrors that resulted from uranium mining close to Navajo communities. This book is a must-read for anyone living within 100

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The Facts on Uranium One FactCheck.org

At the time, Uranium One's two licensed mining operations in Wyoming amounted to about "20 percent of the currently licensed uranium in-situ recovery production capacity in the U.S

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Uranium Mining In Jeffrey City Past, Present and Future

The state has a legacy of uranium mining, as well. Wyoming Public Radio's Irina Zhorov looks at the boom and its history. IRINA ZHOROV In Wyoming, there are 321 abandoned uranium mine sites, ranging from minor to major projects.

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Mining in Idaho

Mining in Idaho . Number 9 . 1985 . mining district including Bayhorse and Clayton (about fifteen miles apart) was organized October 1, 1877, and smelters were installed both at Bayhorse and at Clayton. This was one of the and uranium was realized in those years. BIG CREEK (Gold)

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History of uranium mining American Institute of Physics

Robynne Mellor, a PhD candidate at Georgetown University, has spent several months doing dissertation research in the Niels Bohr Library Archives, and she presented a talk at the American Center for Physics on her findings here and elsewhere on December 18. Her research examines the history of uranium mining and milling in North America and the Soviet Union from 1945 to

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Uranium chemical element Britannica.com

For additional information about uranium ore deposits, as well as coverage of mining, refining, and recovery techniques, see uranium processing. For comparative statistical data on uranium

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The History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo People AJPH

From World War II until 1971, the government was the sole purchaser of uranium ore in the United States. Uranium mining occurred mostly in the southwestern United States and drew many Native Americans and others into work in the mines and mills.

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American Journal of Public Health 2002Doug Brugge Rob Goble Tufts UniversityUranium Public health Respiratory disease Epidemiology Apha Occupational me

Uranium Known Facts and Hidden Dangers CCNR

Thus the entire history of the mining of uranium has taken place during my lifetime. Moreover, a great deal of it has occurred in my homeland, Canada, which was the first country to produce and process uranium as such.

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History of Uranium, Utah OnlineUtah.com

Uranium, a radioactive element, was first mined in the western United States in 1871 by Dr. Richard Pierce, who shipped 200 pounds of pitchblende to London from the Central City Mining District near Denver, Colorado.

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NM Historical Uranium Documents uraniumwatch.org

Uranium Watch is in the process of scanning and making accessable historical documents related to uranium mining and milling in New Mexico and other states.

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Uranium Mining Nuclear Heritage

For years nothing happened, but recently a partnership agreement was established between Wildhorse and the remnants of the former state mining company with the explicit goal of restarting uranium mining next to and directly under the city of Pcs.

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Health Legacy of Uranium Mining Lingers 30 Years Later

Health Legacy of Uranium Mining Lingers 30 Years Later. Many past uranium workers and residents in the western U.S. have fallen through the cracks of federal compensation programs designed to help

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History of Uranium Mining Cold War Patriots

History of Uranium Mining and the Navajo People History of Uranium Mining in Utah Uranium Mining in the Soutwest Wikipedia Uranium Mining

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Uranium in ia

conceptual statutory and regulatory framework for mining uranium in ia Source Uranium Working Group, Final Report (Figure 3) As Gov. McDonnell noted when the report was issued, assessment of potential socioeconomic impacts was delayed 31

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