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Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contamination
Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.
Sep 15, 2019 09:53 UTC Read More

Andhra pollution board asks UCIL to act on contamination at Tummalapalle uranium mine
The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) on Friday issued directions to the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) to check for uranium…
Sep 14, 2019 04:39 UTC Read More

Andhra Pradesh: Expert committee suggests more studies on uranium contamination
HYDERABAD: The expert committee on uranium contamination in Kadapa district has suggested more geophysical studies on groundwater pollution and…
Sep 12, 2019 16:18 UTC Read More

Panel to study uranium contamination in A.P.’s Kadapa district
The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered a full-fledged inquiry into a number of complaints about groundwater pollution caused by the uranium mining and…
Aug 31, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

'Minor miscalculation': DOE says Pike County contamination was underreported for years
A "minor miscalculation" resulted in the underreporting of contamination in Pike County near the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, DOE says.
Jun 11, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

UPDATE: Residents' suit claims contamination from uranium plant site
A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties…
Jun 01, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Enriched uranium contamination closes middle school in Ohio
Air monitors detected the enriched uranium in Zahn's Corner Middle School, and neptunium registered on a monitor outside. Both are radioactive with possible…
May 14, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More

Uranium Contamination at South Carolina Nuclear Factory
Recent tests found high levels of uranium contamination in groundwater at a nuclear fuel factory in Greenville, S.C. The contamination stems from leaks in 2008…
Nov 13, 2018 07:59 UTC Read More

Federal Uranium Contamination Rule Withdrawn
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has withdrawn a proposed rule that would limit contamination of groundwater from uranium mining long-term.
Oct 23, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

India revives its largest test for uranium contamination in groundwater
India's most comprehensive study ever is important in the face of the Centre denying health repercussions due to uranium contamination of groundwater.
Oct 05, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

Duke researchers find widespread uranium contamination in India's groundwater supply
Researchers at Duke recently discovered uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states.
Aug 16, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

Groundwater in Northwest India Has a Uranium Contamination Problem
Unlike the limits for arsenic and other toxic metals specified in the Indian standards for drinking water, there is no limit maintained for uranium.
Jun 25, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

Uranium Contamination Found in Groundwater Across India
A new study by Duke University found uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states. The study found that the occurrence of uranium…
Jun 13, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

Uranium contamination in Rajasthan groundwater, finds study
Many parts of Rajasthan may have high uranium levels in their groundwater, according to a study by researchers at the Duke University in North Carolina,…
Jun 08, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

Tummalapalle uranium plant: UCIL officials meet Andhra farmers, deny contamination
In the midst of a protest held by more than 200 farmers against the Tummalapalle Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) plant, the UCIL management held…
Apr 11, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More

California company to assess uranium contamination on Navajo Nation
A California company has been awarded an $85 million contract to assess uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation. The U.S. Environmental Protection…
Oct 12, 2017 06:59 UTC Read More

Uranium Leaves Legacy of Contamination for Navajo Nation
For more than a decade, about 20 gallons of uranium-contaminated groundwater have been pumped per minute into a disposal pond from beneath a tailings…
Apr 03, 2017 07:00 UTC Read More

Water levels at canyon uranium mine spark contamination concerns
A wet winter and increased groundwater flow have raised water levels at the Canyon uranium mine near the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, stirring…
Apr 03, 2017 07:00 UTC Read More

United Nations highlights cost and difficulty of tackling depleted uranium contamination
Depleted uranium once again on the UN's agenda as a new resolution is tabled that serves to remind the international community of the absence of rules…
Oct 19, 2016 07:00 UTC Read More

Water woes: Apache County residents plea for help with uranium contamination
ST. JOHNS — The Apache County Board of Supervisors heard from people living in and near Sanders who said they want something done now about…
Oct 13, 2015 06:59 UTC Read More

Study links uranium contamination of US groundwater to nitrate run-off from farming
Radioactive uranium occurs naturally in soils but farming techniques may be causing it to dissolve into groundwater.
Aug 18, 2015 06:59 UTC Read More

Uranium contamination threatens Nalgonda water
About 41% samples of groundwater were found contaminated.
May 07, 2014 07:00 UTC Read More

Veterans Administration Abandons Vets Suffering From Depleted Uranium Contamination
After young and healthy Marine Matt Parker fought for his country in the Middle East, he mysteriously came down with tumors. Now, he finds himself without…
Mar 24, 2014 06:59 UTC Read More



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