New Online Dashboard Identifies Threats Posed by Uranium Mines and Mills in New Mexico

The state where the U.S. nuclear weapons program was born has dozens of now-closed uranium mines and facilities where the radioactive mineral was handled. The new program will help everyone, from community members to regulators, see the hazards they pose.

By Noel Lyn Smith
February 12, 2024
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Noel Lyn Smith

Noel Lyn Smith is a Diné (Navajo) reporter at Inside Climate News.

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