The government has failed to regulate or control groundwater pollution from the uranium mines that built America's nuclear arsenal.
SOURCE: Washington Post
The Coles Family Land in Virginia Holds Incredible Uranium Wealth. Do Descendants of People Enslaved There Deserve a Share?
The uranium at Coles Hill is potentially worth billions of dollars.
Both the Homestake Mining Company and New Mexico state regulators knew almost immediately that a uranium mine opened in 1958 was poisoning local groundwater. They didn't tell local residents, who have been fighting for their lives and for justice.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Susan Williams
For many long years the American atomic project relied on Congolese ore.
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