Uranium Milling and the Church Rock Disaster
Author
Wasserman, Harvey
Solomon, Norman
Publisher
Dell Publishing Co.
Publication Year
1982
Body

In 1979, a dam holding uranium mill wastes burst into the Rio Puerco River, a water source for Navajo families and their livestock. The disaster has caused long-term health problems for the Navajo and others.

Language
English
Resource Type
Text
Document Type
Book
Book Title
Killing Our Own: The Disaster of America's Experience with Atomic Radiation
Book Chapter Title
Uranium Milling and the Church Rock Disaster
Book ISBN
440545666
Collection
Keywords
uranium
Mine Tailings
mining
Native Americans
Rio Puerco
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