Contamination from decades of uranium mining lingers on Navajo land

  On Navajo Nation land, the ghost of the mining industry’s past still haunts the native people who live there. It began in the 1940s when the Navajo land was — and still is — a hotbed for uranium.  The new weapon-manufacturing industry brought a new opportunity for jobs among the natives living on the land, … Continue reading Contamination from decades of uranium mining lingers on Navajo land