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Uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation : background and cleanup efforts, Eugene Stepp, editor

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Uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation : background and cleanup efforts
Title
Uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation
Title remainder
background and cleanup efforts
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Stepp, editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Four million tons of uranium ore were extracted from mines on the Navajo reservation primarily for developing the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile. For over 30 years, the Navajo people have lived with the environmental and health effects of uranium contamination from this mining. In 2008, five federal agencies adopted a 5-year plan that identified targets for addressing contaminated abandoned mines, structures, water sources, former processing sites, and other sites. Federal agencies also provide funding to Navajo Nation agencies to assist with the cleanup work. This book examines the extent to
Member of
Dewey number
363.72890973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Environmental health : physical, chemical, and biological factors
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  • Radioactive wastes
  • Uranium mines and mining
  • Uranium mines and mining
Label
Uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation : background and cleanup efforts, Eugene Stepp, editor
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: BACKGROUND AND CLEANUP EFFORTS; URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: BACKGROUND AND CLEANUP EFFORTS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: URANIUM CONTAMINATION: OVERALL SCOPE,TIME FRAME, AND COST INFORMATION IS NEEDED FOR CONTAMINATION CLEANUP ON THE NAVAJO RESERVATION; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO RECOMMENDS; WHAT GAO FOUND; ABBREVIATIONS; BACKGROUND; AGENCIES MET THE TARGETS IN SIX OUT OF EIGHT PLAN OBJECTIVES PRIMARILY BECAUSE OF ADDITIONAL FEDERAL RESOURCES
  • Agencies have not estimated the full scope of work, time frames, or costs needed to address uranium contamination but recognize that significant work remainsagencies face challenges meeting funding needs and engaging affected communities, though opportunities exist for improving relationships with the navajo and hopi people; conclusion; matter for congressional consideration; recommendations for executive action; agency and third party comments and our evaluation; appendix i. objectives, scope, and methodology
  • Appendix ii. detailed results of gao assessment of the schedule for the tuba city dump remedial investigation and feasibility study work planappendix iii. detailed results of gao assessment of the tuba city dump 5-year cost estimate; appendix iv. the 43 highest priority mines, their locations, and the status of assessment and cleanup efforts; appendix v. additional information about the remaining scope of work, time frames, and costs to address uranium contamination on or near the navajo reservation
  • Chapter 2: HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: FIVE-YEAR PLANEXECUTIVE SUMMARY; ASSESSMENT AND CLEANUP OF CONTAMINATED STRUCTURES; CONTAMINATED WATER SOURCES; ABANDONED URANIUM MINE ASSESSMENT AND CLEANUP; CLEANUP OF THE NORTHEAST CHURCH ROCK (NECR) MINE SITE; LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT OF FORMER URANIUM MILLING SITES; CHARACTERIZATION AND REMEDIATION OF HIGHWAY 160 SITE; CLEANUP OF TUBA CITY DUMP; HEALTH ASSESSMENT; SUMMARY OF NRC ACTIONS
  • Chapter 3: FEDERAL ACTIONS TO ADDRESS IMPACTS OF URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: FIVE-YEAR PLAN SUMMARY REPORTEXECUTIVE SUMMARY; OBJECTIVE 1. ASSESSMENT AND CLEANUP OF CONTAMINATED STRUCTURES; OBJECTIVE 2. ASSESSMENT OF CONTAMINATED WATER SOURCES AND PROVISION OF ALTERNATIVE WATER SUPPLIES; OBJECTIVE 3. ASSESSMENT OF ABANDONED URANIUM MINES, WITH DETAILED ASSESSMENTS OF THOSE MOST LIKELY TO POSE ENVIRONMENTAL OR HEALTH PROBLEMS; OBJECTIVE 4. CLEANUP OF NECR MINE SITE AND ADDITIONAL HIGH-PRIORITY ABANDONED MINE SITES; OBJECTIVE 5. CLEANUP OF THE TUBA CITY HIGHWAY 160 SITE
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ocn890940303
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Extent
1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781633217102
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890940303
Label
Uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation : background and cleanup efforts, Eugene Stepp, editor
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: BACKGROUND AND CLEANUP EFFORTS; URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: BACKGROUND AND CLEANUP EFFORTS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: URANIUM CONTAMINATION: OVERALL SCOPE,TIME FRAME, AND COST INFORMATION IS NEEDED FOR CONTAMINATION CLEANUP ON THE NAVAJO RESERVATION; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO RECOMMENDS; WHAT GAO FOUND; ABBREVIATIONS; BACKGROUND; AGENCIES MET THE TARGETS IN SIX OUT OF EIGHT PLAN OBJECTIVES PRIMARILY BECAUSE OF ADDITIONAL FEDERAL RESOURCES
  • Agencies have not estimated the full scope of work, time frames, or costs needed to address uranium contamination but recognize that significant work remainsagencies face challenges meeting funding needs and engaging affected communities, though opportunities exist for improving relationships with the navajo and hopi people; conclusion; matter for congressional consideration; recommendations for executive action; agency and third party comments and our evaluation; appendix i. objectives, scope, and methodology
  • Appendix ii. detailed results of gao assessment of the schedule for the tuba city dump remedial investigation and feasibility study work planappendix iii. detailed results of gao assessment of the tuba city dump 5-year cost estimate; appendix iv. the 43 highest priority mines, their locations, and the status of assessment and cleanup efforts; appendix v. additional information about the remaining scope of work, time frames, and costs to address uranium contamination on or near the navajo reservation
  • Chapter 2: HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: FIVE-YEAR PLANEXECUTIVE SUMMARY; ASSESSMENT AND CLEANUP OF CONTAMINATED STRUCTURES; CONTAMINATED WATER SOURCES; ABANDONED URANIUM MINE ASSESSMENT AND CLEANUP; CLEANUP OF THE NORTHEAST CHURCH ROCK (NECR) MINE SITE; LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT OF FORMER URANIUM MILLING SITES; CHARACTERIZATION AND REMEDIATION OF HIGHWAY 160 SITE; CLEANUP OF TUBA CITY DUMP; HEALTH ASSESSMENT; SUMMARY OF NRC ACTIONS
  • Chapter 3: FEDERAL ACTIONS TO ADDRESS IMPACTS OF URANIUM CONTAMINATION IN THE NAVAJO NATION: FIVE-YEAR PLAN SUMMARY REPORTEXECUTIVE SUMMARY; OBJECTIVE 1. ASSESSMENT AND CLEANUP OF CONTAMINATED STRUCTURES; OBJECTIVE 2. ASSESSMENT OF CONTAMINATED WATER SOURCES AND PROVISION OF ALTERNATIVE WATER SUPPLIES; OBJECTIVE 3. ASSESSMENT OF ABANDONED URANIUM MINES, WITH DETAILED ASSESSMENTS OF THOSE MOST LIKELY TO POSE ENVIRONMENTAL OR HEALTH PROBLEMS; OBJECTIVE 4. CLEANUP OF NECR MINE SITE AND ADDITIONAL HIGH-PRIORITY ABANDONED MINE SITES; OBJECTIVE 5. CLEANUP OF THE TUBA CITY HIGHWAY 160 SITE
Control code
ocn890940303
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781633217102
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890940303

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