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The true impact of uranium mining
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Uranium mining could impact local water
Uranium mining could impact local water
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Environmental and Public Health Impacts of Experimental Uranium Mining in Meghalaya!
The full scale mining of uranium in my native land should be blocked and stopped at all cost.
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Uranium Mining Impacts Pt. 1 of 3
The International Forum on Globalization's Claire Greensfelder chairs a panel of indigenous and minority activists from around the world detailing the catastrophic impacts of uranium mining and the nuclear fuel cycle on their various cultures, people and ecosystems. From the American Southwest to Alaska; from Niger to Kazakhstan; from uranium mines in Australia and India to reprocessing plants in France, Japan and the State of Georgia, indigenous and minority communities testify to horrendous health and environmental devastation that shows the current industry push for a 'nuclear renaissance' to be nothing less than genocidal. For more info: www.dont-nuke-the-climate.org www.IFG.org www.DineCARE.org www.SortirDuNucleaire.fr
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"A Slow Genocide of the People": Uranium Mining Leaves Toxic Nuclear Legacy on Indigenous Land
http://www.democracynow.org - The iconic Grand Canyon is the site of a battle over toxic uranium mining. Last year, a company called Energy Fuels Resources was given federal approval to reopen a mine six miles from the Grand Canyon's popular South Rim entrance. A coalition of Native and environmental groups have protested the decision, saying uranium mining could strain scarce water sources and pose serious health effects. Diné (Navajo) tribal lands are littered with abandoned uranium mines. From 1944 to 1986, 3.9 million tons of uranium ore were chiseled and blasted from the mountains and plains of the region. More than 1,000 mines have closed, but the mining companies never properly disposed of their radioactive waste piles, leading to a spike in cancer rates and other health ailments. Broadcasting from Flagstaff, Arizona, we speak with Taylor McKinnon, director of energy with Grand Canyon Trust, and Klee Benally, a Diné (Navajo) activist and musician. "It's really a slow genocide of the people, not just indigenous people of this region, but it's estimated that there are over 10 million people who are residing within 50 miles of abandoned uranium mines," Benally says. Benally also describes the struggle to preserve the San Francisco Peaks, an area considered sacred by 13 Native tribes, where the Snowbowl ski resort is using treated sewage water to make snow. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,200+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET at http://www.democracynow.org. Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://owl.li/ruJ5Q. FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Listen on SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow Tumblr: http://democracynow.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/democracynow/
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Jadugoda of Jharkhand: Side Effects of Dreams of becoming Nuclear Power (BBC Hindi)
क्या झारखंड में यूरेनियम माइनिंग से आस-पास के इलाकों में रेडिएशन फैला? क्या ये भारत के न्यूक्लियर पावर के ख़िलाफ़ एक प्रोपेगैंडा है? बीबीसी हिंदी की ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट. वीडियो: सर्वप्रिया सांगवान/देबलिन रॉय तस्वीरें: शुभ्रजीत सेन
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finding uranium in nature
i went to saxony (a part of germany) to find uranium 'in the wild' at abandoned uranium mines, dig sites and stockpiles. due to the increased uranium content in the earth's surface, saxony is a lot more irradiated than berlin, as you can clearly see in the video (although there are other means of contamination - such as the chernobyl accident - that can also be a cause for increased background radiation). this video also includes a visit to the uranium mine 'MARKUS SEMMLER' and, of course, me digging for (and finding some) uranium minerals. =) the radioactive minerals i found are uranocircite and autunite. they now have a new caring and loving home at my place. ps: i know it's not just uranium in there but a lot of other radionuclides that are within the decay chain, as well as the endproduct - stable lead. i just called it all 'uranium' for simplicity. :-) MUSIC: KRAFTWERK - RADIOACTIVITY www.kraftwerk.de
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Uranium Mining
The health and environmental damage caused by uranium mining, narrated by Dr. Alex Rosen of IPPNW Germany.
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Uranium Mining and Radiation Effects on Workers (1960's)
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Left in the Dust - uranium mining in Niger
Uranium mining by French nuclear company AREVA poses a serious threat to the environment and people of northern Niger in West Africa
Living Without Water: Contamination Nation
There are tens of thousands of Americans living without clean, running water on the Navajo Nation today. This is because decades of uranium mining have contaminated the majority of water sources on the reservation. VICE News travels to New Mexico to find out how people are coping, and if there is hope for the future. Read "The World Is Running Out of Water" - http://bit.ly/1Hd3jwN Read ​"The Value of Water on the West Coast — And Why California Is So Screwed" - http://bit.ly/1MH19Cw Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
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A short introduction to uranium mining, milling and their  Impacts
A short introduction to uranium mining, milling and their impacts
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Curse of Uranium Mining - A Headlines Today Expose
This video report from "Headlines Today/Aaj Tak" 12/12/2004 exposes the harsh reality of the people being affected by the operation of uranium mining in and around Jadugoda being run By Uranium Corporation Of India, Government of India Limited(UCIL) . Although the company claims radiation stories as " myths ", Headlines Today documents the evidence where the entire environment, community and the future generation has been put to risk by the sheer negligence of the company.
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A close look inside the India's Uranium Mine.
A close look inside the India's Uranium Mine.
Uranium Mining Impact in Canada
Part of a groupe called «Committee for Futur Generations», Candyce and Marius Paul live in northern Saskatchewan. They share with us what Uranium mining industry as done to their community and their workers for the last 40 years. http://committeeforfuturegenerations.wordpress.com Links: Thomas, P., J. Irvine, J. Lyster, and R. Beaulieu. 2005. Radionuclides and trace metals in Canadian moose near uranium mines: comparison of radiation doses and food chain transfer with cattle and caribou. Health Physics 88: 423-438. http://www.usask.ca/toxicology/people/faculty/patricia-thomas.php Community Vitality Monitoring Partnership http://www.cvmpp.ca/ Candyce Paul at the Uranium Hearings with CNSC LaRonge. Oct., 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYhYfYMZtjo Kirstin Scansen at the Uranium Hearings with CNSC LaRonge. Oct., 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3KLp8sHXu0 Committee for Future Generations at CNSC Hearings LaRonge, 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ksmZUn1q9w En prévision de audiences du BAPE sur l'industrie minière de l'uranium au Québec début septembre, écoutons ce que les gens du nord de la Saskatchewan ont à dire sur les mines d'uranium, eux qui vivent avec ses mines depuis 40 ans. http://committeeforfuturegenerations.wordpress.com
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Contamination of Water Due To Uranium Mining
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Protect Your Canyon  from Uranium Mining
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Exclusive: A Rare Inside Look At India's Uranium Mines
Hidden deep below the green hills in Jharkhand is India's rich uranium resource. At Narwapahar in Jadugoda town, mining operations are highly mechanised, there are no rusty lifts. Here, one can drive into mines through the kilometres of underground highways that leads one to the uranium ore. The ore lies between 70 to 1,000 metres below the ground. To extract the ore, almost 300 to 400 tonnes of rock is blasted, drilled and brought to the surface. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and abroad. NDTV delivers reliable information across all platforms: TV, Internet and Mobile. Subscribe for more videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/ndtv?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ndtv Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ndtv Download the NDTV Apps: http://www.ndtv.com/page/apps Watch more videos: http://www.ndtv.com/video?yt
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After Decades of Uranium Mining, Navajo Nation Struggles With Legacy of Contamination
DemocracyNow.org - New Mexico's long history of uranium mining on Native American lands provides fuel for the front end of the nuclear industry and stores much of the mine tailings and radioactive waste from nuclear weapons and power plants. We look at the devastating impact uranium mining continues to have on Native lands with Leona Morgan of Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining, a group dedicated to protecting the water, air, land and health of communities in areas impacted by uranium mines. We're also joined by Jay Coghlan of Nuclear Watch New Mexico and former Los Alamos National Laboratory investigator Chuck Montaño. To watch the entire weekday independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, search our vast archive, or to find more information about Democracy Now! and Amy Goodman, visit http://www.democracynow.org. FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Listen on SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://www.democracynow.org/donate/YT
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Gabon:The impact of Areva's uranium mining
Report - Gabon:The impact of Areva's uranium mining For 40 years Comuf, a subsidiary of French nuclear giant Areva, mined uranium in the town of Mounana, in southern Gabon. The operation has had serious consequences for the health of the workers and locals. Many former miners, both Gabonese and French, have died of lung cancer. Under pressure from NGOs, Areva opened a medical clinic last October. But the staff here don't all have the training or resources to properly diagnose diseases linked to uranium mining.
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Medical Effects of Uranium Mining on Population & Native Peoples (Dr. Caldicott & Prof. Brugge)
http://ifyoulovethisplanet.org/?p=5785 Dr. Helen Caldicott's websites: http://ifyoulovethisplanet.org http://nuclearfreeplanet.org/ http://www.helencaldicott.com/ "Prof. Doug Brugge on the medical effects of uranium mining and how mining particularly harms Native peoples" This week's guest is Doug Brugge, a professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the author of The Navajo People and Uranium Mining and the associate editor of the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. His research includes studies of asthma; the impact of culture and language on health communication; the impact of environmental tobacco smoke; traffic pollution and cardiovascular disease; and the impact of uranium mining and processing on Native Americans. Prof. Brugge and Dr. Caldicott cover how they both started their antinuclear activism with Native peoples in the U.S. and Australia, respectively. Topics discussed in this episode include the health effects of radon, how uranium mining induces lung cancer, the cover-up of the harm caused to Native American uranium miners and their communities, the enlargement of uranium mining operations in Australia and elsewhere, and how Native peoples in many places, from India to Canada to North America and Australia, find themselves in harm's way when their land is found to contain mineable uranium. Relevant to this interview are the articles Australia's aboriginal communities clamour against uranium mining, http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/aug/09/austrailia-aboriginal-uranium-mining Aborigines to block uranium mining after Japan disaster http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/aborigines-to-block-uranium-mining-after-japan-disaster-2267467.html and Uranium Contamination Haunts Navajo Country http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/27/us/27navajo.html?_r=1 FAIR USE NOTICE: Any copyrighted (©) material is made available to advance understanding of ecological, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, moral, ethical, and social justice issues, which constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. See also: Nuclear Regulatory Commission daily reports (what's happening at nuclear plants near you): http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/event-status/event/2012/ Union of Concerned Scientists (watchdog over NRC): http://www.ucsusa.org/nuclear_power/ Articles compiled by Dr. Helen Caldicott: Fukushima Nuclear Plant at High Risk for Major Earthquake http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/02/14-2 Fears Growing as Fukushima Reactor Temperature Rising http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/02/12-0 Temperature Soars Mysteriously Inside Fukushima Nuclear Reactor http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/02/06-0 Fukushima: A Nuclear War without a War: The Unspoken Crisis of Worldwide Nuclear Radiation http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=28870 French Scientists: Childhood Leukemia Spikes Near Nuclear Reactors https://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/01/26-2 Japanese Govt Kept Secret Worst-Case Scenario Post-Fukushima https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/22-4 Cesium from Fukushima plant fell all over Japan http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201111260001 Fukushima cesium 'equals 168 Hiroshimas' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/110825/fuk... After Fukushima: Enough Is Enough by Helen Caldicott http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/02/opinion/magazine-global-agenda-enough-is-en... Women Fight to Save Fukushima's Children http://www.truth-out.org/women-fight-save-fukushimas-children/1320681047 Japan must say no to nuclear! http://www.newint.org/features/web-exclusive/2011/12/20/japan-must-say-no-to-... Nuclear News and Updates: http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2011/04/fukushima-i-nuke-plant-japan-nuclear.html http://enenews.com/ http://fukushima-diary.com/ http://fukushimaupdate.com/ http://nukefree.org/ http://www.llrc.org/ http://enformable.com/ http://radioactive.eu.com/ http://masterofmanythings.com/radiation_updates.html http://www.scoop.it/t/nuclear-news-what-the-physics http://blog.safecast.org/ http://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/UCBAirSampling http://www.enviroreporter.com/ http://fukushimaemergencywhatcanwedo.blogspot.com/2011/09/nuclear-expert-says... http://enformable.com/2011/09/nuclear-experts-say-fukushima-is-turning-out-to... http://www.nuclearhealth.org/ http://japanfocus.org/-Say_Peace-Project/3549 http://changeagents2011.wordpress.com/ http://robertsingleton.wordpress.com/ http://www.nirs.org/reactorwatch/accidents/Fukushimafactsheet.pdf http://capitoilette.com/2011/12/30/the-party-line-december-30-2011-the-party-...
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Special Report: Uranium Mines and Nuclear Waste are Killing Us
Award Winning Filmmakers Lizabeth Rogers and Kevin Flint travel to South Dakota following a story about uranium contamination—only to discover that the problem flows much farther and runs much deeper than they could have imagined. Three years and thousands of miles later, Hot Water tells the story of those impacted by uranium mining, atomic testing, nuclear energy and the subsequent contamination that runs through our air, soil and—even more dramatically—our water. Check Out The Documentaries website at www.zerohotwater.com www.TruthBeToldWebTv.com @onairwithtony www.ubnradio.com
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Made in 1957 by Union Carbide & Carbon company, PETRIFIED RIVER describes the modern romance of the present-day West in the search for uranium. It shows modern uranium prospecting, including prospecting by airplane, as well as mining in the Colorado Plateau. It also discusses the uses of radioactive isotopes at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92. It is a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table. A uranium atom has 92 protons and 92 electrons, of which 6 are valence electrons. Uranium is weakly radioactive because all its isotopes are unstable (with half-lives of the 6 naturally known isotopes, uranium-233 to uranium-238, varying between 69 years and 4.5 billion years). The most common isotopes of uranium are uranium-238 (which has 146 neutrons and accounts for almost 99.3% of the uranium found in nature) and uranium-235 (which has 143 neutrons, accounting for 0.7% of the element found naturally). Uranium has the second highest atomic weight of the primordially occurring elements, lighter only than plutonium. Its density is about 70% higher than that of lead, but slightly lower than that of gold or tungsten. It occurs naturally in low concentrations of a few parts per million in soil, rock and water, and is commercially extracted from uranium-bearing minerals such as uraninite. In nature, uranium is found as uranium-238 (99.2739–99.2752%), uranium-235 (0.7198–0.7202%), and a very small amount of uranium-234 (0.0050–0.0059%). Uranium decays slowly by emitting an alpha particle. The half-life of uranium-238 is about 4.47 billion years and that of uranium-235 is 704 million years,making them useful in dating the age of the Earth. Many contemporary uses of uranium exploit its unique nuclear properties. Uranium-235 has the distinction of being the only naturally occurring fissile isotope. Uranium-238 is fissionable by fast neutrons, and is fertile, meaning it can be transmuted to fissile plutonium-239 in a nuclear reactor. Another fissile isotope, uranium-233, can be produced from natural thorium and is also important in nuclear technology. While uranium-238 has a small probability for spontaneous fission or even induced fission with fast neutrons, uranium-235 and to a lesser degree uranium-233 have a much higher fission cross-section for slow neutrons. In sufficient concentration, these isotopes maintain a sustained nuclear chain reaction. This generates the heat in nuclear power reactors, and produces the fissile material for nuclear weapons. Depleted uranium (238U) is used in kinetic energy penetrators and armor plating. Uranium is used as a colorant in uranium glass producing orange-red to lemon yellow hues. It was also used for tinting and shading in early photography. The 1789 discovery of uranium in the mineral pitchblende is credited to Martin Heinrich Klaproth, who named the new element after the planet Uranus. Eugène-Melchior Péligot was the first person to isolate the metal and its radioactive properties were discovered in 1896 by Henri Becquerel. Research by Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner, Enrico Fermi and others, such as J. Robert Oppenheimer starting in 1934 led to its use as a fuel in the nuclear power industry and in Little Boy, the first nuclear weapon used in war. An ensuing arms race during the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union produced tens of thousands of nuclear weapons that used uranium metal and uranium-derived plutonium-239. The security of those weapons and their fissile material following the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991 is an ongoing concern for public health and safety. We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example like: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
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The Nuclear Grave of India - Jadugoda
My 2nd stop during the 900 km solo cycling expedition through Jharkhand was Jadugoda, the nuclear capital of Jharkhand. Since 1967, Uranium Corporation of India Limited has been mining and processing Uranium here. The radiation exposure resulting from utter disregard for health and safety compliances has resulted in a living nightmare for the locals. Cancer, birth defects, miscarriages and sterility are commonplace. Here is what i saw while interacting with the villagers near Jadugoda mines. Music: Balmorhea - Remembrance
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Uranium Mining in US and Canada in the 1970s
Physically removing the rock ore generally involves either open-pit mining or underground mining. Milling is the process that removes uranium from the ore, which is mostly obtained in open-pit and underground mines. Once at the mill, the ore is crushed and ground up, and treated with chemical solutions to dissolve the uranium, which is then recovered from the solution. Tailings are the wastes from the millings processes and are stored in mill tailings impoundments, a specially designed waste disposal facility. Since 1979, when uranium mine workers began being diagnosed with lung diseases, such as cancer, regulators have gradually tightened controls and mandated improved uranium mining practices. Recently, officials also have become concerned with the broader impacts of uranium mining on public health and the environment. Workers are directly exposed to the radiation hazards of uranium mines. Uranium mining also releases radon from the ground into the atmosphere. Mines and mining waste can release radionuclides, including radon, and other pollutants to streams, springs, and other bodies of water. Federal and state agencies have established pollutant discharge limits and drinking water standards, and continue to monitor these sites for public safety. Uranium mine waste from operations that closed before the mid-1970s are of particular concern. In many cases, these mines remain unclaimed and the waste is still piled near the mine. Weathering can lead to radioactive dust that is blown by the wind and the seepage of contaminants into the surface and groundwater. There are also cases of unclaimed uranium mine waste being used for house construction, which creates significant radon and radiation hazard for inhabitants. For more information on the hazards of uranium, go to USEPA website http://www.epa.gov/radtown/basic.html . This is clipped from the late 1970's BBC Production, Energy From The Crust, showing uranium mining activities and equipment and including footage from the following uranium mines: Schwartzwalder Mine, Near Boulder, Colorado King Solomon Mine near Uravan, Colorado and the Key Lake Mine in Saskatchewan, Canada. The entire film is available at the Internet Archive.
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New Uranium Mining in New Mexico
After a dark legacy of radioactive contamination, plans to re-open uranium mines near sacred Native American lands raise fears for the environment and human health.
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Uranium Mining Pollutes Drinking Water
Art Dohman, Chairman of the Goliad County Uranium Research Advisory Committee, describes pollution in local drinking water aquifers caused by uranium mining in Texas.
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The Utah Uranium Mining Rush That Never Was | NBC Left Field
Following President Trump's shrinking of the protected areas in Utah's Bears Ears National Monument, speculation grew of a land rush and a move to open more uranium mines in the area. But the prospectors hoping to get rich quick never came. What did happen was a rollback of protected lands, another American affront to Native Americans, and a system of claims and permits that makes "land rushes" a web of paperwork and fieldwork. New to Left Field? SUBSCRIBE: http://nbcnews.to/2rAQzwx FOLLOW NBC LEFT FIELD: Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/2rACLSM Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/2rAsQwp Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/2rAsWUN CALL THE FIELD PHONE: ☎️ (315) LF-FIELD VISIT OUR SITE: http://nbcleftfield.com Video journalist Ali Withers Additional camera Lucas Mullikin __ ABOUT NBC LEFT FIELD: NBC Left Field is a new internationally-minded video troupe that makes short, creative documentaries and features specially designed for social media and set-top boxes. Our small team of cinematographers, journalists, animators and social media gurus aims to unearth stories and breathe creative life into current headlines. While pushing boundaries at home and abroad, NBC Left Field will also be serving as an experimental hub for NBC News style, treatment and audience engagement.
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Greenpeace: Left in the Dust - Uranium Mining
Uranium mining by French nuclear company AREVA poses a serious threat to the environment and people of northern Niger in West Africa.
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Nuclear Free: Uranium mining unsafe, unnecessary, unwanted.
The uranium industry in Australia has a proven track record of: Failed standards, radioactive leaks and spills; unresolved radioactive waste problems; harm to the well-being of Indigenous communities; and health and safety risks to workers.
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Grand Canyon Uranium Mining
With hundreds of new uranium mining claims filed within just a few miles of Grand Canyon National Park, a proposed new law would close the area to mining development and prevent radioactive contamination from discharging into the park.
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Lakes, Liabilities, and Legacies - The Real Impacts of "Modern" Uranium Mining - Part 1
Jamie Kneen presents at the Fourth Keepers of the Water conference, held in Wollaston Lake, Saskatchewan, August 19-23, 2010. Part 1 of 2.
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WE ARE THE LAND, Uranium Mining in the Black Hills
"WE ARE THE LAND, Uranium Mining in the Black Hills" A new documentary film from Christopher Crosby Produced by PK Productions LLC and the Institute of Range and American Mustang. ABOUT "WE ARE THE LAND" - Governments and the uranium industry say the mining and milling of uranium provides high-paying and much-needed jobs in some of the most remote areas of the country, with manageable environmental risks. But it's an industry that has long attracted its share of controversy. This is a major concern for the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary in western South Dakota, and other residents including environmental and conservation groups. The Sierra Club of South Dakota warns that water pollution will be a major concern if the mining company Powertech is given a permit to mine for uranium. The Sierra Club's Black Hills Group, says there's a high likelihood that aquifers will become polluted if an injection-well recovery system is used to mine the ore. Powertech Inc USA has submitted its uranium mining application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and it can be viewed at the NRC website. The NRC has announced a time period for interested individuals to voice their concerns regarding the uranium mine's impacts to the environment. This proposed uranium mine will be the first time folks can be heard under the new GEIS. "It's going to be my last great battle, but I'm going to win this one." says Hyde. The Institute of Range and American Mustang owns 13,000 acres of private land dedicated to range preservation and a balanced ecosystem. I.R.A.M.'s finest gift is The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, whose purpose is to provide not only freedom for unadoptable and unwanted wild horses, but also a research area dedicated to solving wild horse herd management that will contribute to the well-being of wild horses everywhere. http://www.wildmustangs.com Dayton O. Hyde, Founder and President Institute of Range and the American Mustang. Dayton Hyde is a rancher, conservationist, award winning photographer, essayist and author of 17 books; He runs the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, an 13,000-acre ranch in Western South Dakota where he protects wild horses. About the Production: Director / Editor: Christopher Crosby Producers: Karla R. LaRive, Susan Watt Featuring, Tom Ballanco, Tom Cook, Dayton O. Hyde, Barbara High Pine Peltier, Virgil Red Cloud Goode, Gilbert Sanchez, Susan Watt and Windwalker. Music soundtrack by Windwalker, Edoal Spirit Buffalo (Wind Spirit Drum), Virgil Red Cloud Goode, Barbara High Pine Peltier, Christopher Crosby, Martin Meyer. Recorded and engineered at Great Sky Studios, Hot Springs South Dakota. June 2010 Filmed on location at the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, South Dakota, USA. Contact information for the Sanctuary: Susan Watt, Program Development Director Institute of Range and the American Mustang PO Box 998, Hot Springs South Dakota 57747 [email protected] http://www.wildmustangs.com Public Relations for WE ARE THE LAND: Karla LaRive | Studio West Management PO Box 752, Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747 http://www.studiowestmanagement.com ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2011
Views: 3669 Christopher Crosby
Uranium Mining Canada, 1980s - Film 61037
Uranium mining in Canada, 1980s. Canadian uranium mine. Panning view of pipework around the mine and dirty water coming out of a pipe. A polluted wasteland caused by the effects of mining. Closeup view of a ‘Warning – Keep Out’ sign. Notice advises of contaminated ground due to low level radioactive waste. Wide angle view of the sign and its position on a fence in the town of Port Hope, Ontario. A main street with traffic in Port Hope. A group of men are gathered by a harbour wall entrance. Wider angle view reveals the Eldorado Nuclear Ltd Uranium refining plant.
History of Uranium Mining Documentary 2018
The Age of Uranium Documentary 2018 BBC Documentary 2018 is about how uranium was discovered What is Uranium? This generates the heat in nuclear power reactors, and produces the fissile material
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Yellow Cradle to Grave (Uranium Mining Fallout)
The nuclear industry is a many-headed toxic beast – nuclear power and nuclear weapons are just the most visible ones. Mining, milling, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, and transporting nuclear materials are some other heads of the beast that are less visible. All are desecrating Mother Earth and killing her peoples. It’s time to deal with the initial stage of this problem. We can begin by cleaning up the abandoned uranium mines and placing a National Environmental Security Moratorium on all uranium extraction. https://www.popularresistance.org/the-toxic-threat-of-abandoned-uranium-mines-in-the-united-states/ USA Cows Fed Copper To Hide Radiated Gray Spots ☠ Lake By Uranium Mine Melts Steel! surprise pop up bonus link Coldplay - Yellow https://youtu.be/yKNxeF4KMsY USA Cows Fed Copper To Hide Radiated Gray Spots ☠ Lake By Uranium Mine Melts Steel! https://youtu.be/d1lMSpP9WYQ Irresponsible corporations and negligent government agencies have abandoned more than 10,000 toxic uranium mines throughout the US. These hazardous mines poison our air, land and water and harm public health. Currently no laws require cleanup of these dangerous sites. A new campaign, Clean Up The Mines!, aims for remediation of these mines through federal legislation and action, and public education. Abandoned Uranium Mines (AUMs) The Environmental Protection Agency and US Geological Survey document over 10,000 abandoned uranium mines in the US, most in 15 western states on public, private, and tribal lands. Over 4,200 of these mines produced uranium that was sold to the US Atomic Energy Commission for use in nuclear weapons from the 1940s through the 1970s. Starting in the 1960s, much of the mining was done to provide fuel for nuclear power plants. There are several AUMs in and near the Grand Canyon, 169 of them within 40 miles of Mt. Rushmore, and eight right on the edge of Grand Teton / Yellowstone National Parks. One in seven (10 million) people in the western US lives within 50 miles of an AUM. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION TO CLEAN UP THE MINES AND ALL Future Uranium Mining Down! http://www.cleanupthemines.org/action/ AUM hazards and contamination pathways. Physical hazards of AUMs come from unmarked, unprotected mine entrances, cliffs, falling rocks, and collapsing buildings and equipment. Wind picks up radioactive dust from rock piles and blows it for miles people breathe fine particles into their lungs, resulting in much higher levels of lung cancer near AUMs. People carry the radioactive dust, dirt, and mud around on their clothes and shoes, spreading the contamination to their homes and families. One of the decay elements of uranium is radon gas. It seeps up through the ground in many areas around mine sites where people and animals breathe it in. Exposure to radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US. Water picks up radiation in a variety of ways – rain washes radioactive dust from the air and rocks and carries it into streams and rivers. Surface and underground water dissolve uranium from rock and dust. This is particularly true of uranium that has been exposed to oxygen, which changes it from UIV to UVI, which is more soluble in water. (This is the principle used in ‘In Situ Leaching’, similar to fracking techniques, the method most commonly used now.) The result is polluted rivers, lakes, and aquifers, with no safe available drinking water for thousands of communities. Music From Anonymous No copyright Free background music. ☢For the latest Follow Stronitum Milks ☠ https://www.youtube.com/user/FukushimaRadiation ☠
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Protests against uranium mining in Spain | DW English
Some communities are worried radioactivity could contaminate Western Spain and damage the environment. Others are hoping the mining industry will create new jobs and better roads in the region. More Focus on Europe: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/focus-on-europe/s-101185
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Walk away from Uranium Mining - Interview with Dr Gavin Mudd
Dr Gavin Mudd interviewed on Uranium mining and the impacts that it will have on Wiluna, Western Australia. Recorded while on the Walk away from Uranium Mining.
Water Quality and Uranium Mining
Paul Robinson discusses the potential impacts to water quality from uranium mining.
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New Uranium Mining in New Mexico
After a dark legacy of radioactive contamination, plans to re-open uranium mines near sacred Native American lands raise fears for the environment and human health.
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Part 2 - Linsey McLean speaking about toxicity and the uranium mining waste
Linsey McLean speaks about the terrible health effects of water contaminated from Uranium mining across the globe and more importantly to the serious consequences of proposed dump site in the Dewey Burdock area in Custer and Fall River Counties. A section of land is in the process of being granted a permit to dump toxic sludge from Uranium mining into the Minelusa Aquifer . Lindsey Mclean and Mr Lagary, (Part 1) an esteemed Geologist who has studied the geology in this area for many years speak about the dangers of the proposed dump at the Dewey Burdock uranium mine in Custer and Fall River Counties so that we may speak with an educated and scientific mind set when defending our right to our water. For more information please visit https://knowmining.org/edgemont/
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Uranium Mining Leaves Toxic Nuclear Legacy on Indigenous Land
The iconic Grand Canyon is the site of a battle over toxic uranium mining. Last year, a company called Energy Fuels Resources was given federal approval to reopen a mine six miles from the Grand Canyon's popular South Rim entrance. A coalition of Native and environmental groups have protested the decision, saying uranium mining could strain scarce water sources and pose serious health effects. Diné (Navajo) tribal lands are littered with abandoned uranium mines. From 1944 to 1986, 3.9 million tons of uranium ore were chiseled and blasted from the mountains and plains of the region. More than 1,000 mines have closed, but the mining companies never properly disposed of their radioactive waste piles, leading to a spike in cancer rates and other health ailments.
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On Uranium Mining
This video covers the topic of cancer rates around uranium mines. Karl Grossman, former op-ed columnist and author (Cover Up: What Your Not Supposed to Know About Nuclear Power), makes the claim that lung cancer rates are elevated around uranium mines. Gywneth Cravens, author (The Power To Save The World: The Truth about Nuclear Energy), recalls her experiences living in New Mexico, and claims that is not the case. References: 1. Cancer mortality in a Texas county with prior uranium mining and milling activities, 19502001 John D Boice Jr et al 2003 J. Radiol. Prot. 23 247-262 doi: 10.1088/0952-4746/23/3/302 2. Differences in Cancer Incidence among Indians in Alaska and New Mexico and U.S. Whites, 1993-2002 Janet J. Kelly1, Anne P. Lanier1, Steven Alberts2 and Charles L. Wiggins3 1 Office of Alaska Native Health Research, Community Health Services, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska; 2 Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; and 3 Epidemiology and Cancer Control, Cancer Research and Treatment Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 3. Radiation, Smoking, and Lung Cancer A binational study provides new insights into the effects of smoking and radiation exposure on different histological types of lung cancer. by Kiyohiko Mabuchi, RERF Department of Epidemiology, Charles E Land, RERF consultant, and health statistician, US National Cancer Institute, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, and Suminori Akiba, RERF Department of Epidemiology.
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Abandoned Uranium Mine Exploration!
Exploring an abandoned Utah Uranium Mine. The Mine is quite large with several different levels. I apologize for Audio and lack of narration.
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WUS2015 Black magic? Health issues & Jadugoda uranium mines in India
SHAKEEL UR RAHMAN (INDIA) Indian Doctors for Peace and Development SHRI PRAKASH (INDIA) National Award winning filmmaker Film maker from the uranium mining area Jadugoda THE SYMPOSIUM The World Uranium Symposium addressed issues arising from the nuclear fuel chain, from mining uranium to its end-uses and byproducts for civilian or military purposes. Both scientific and community-based, the Symposium was organized around the following themes: health, environment, economy, ethics, governance, human rights and the rights of indigenous peoples. Open to the public, the symposium had hosted more than 300 people per day from 14 to 16 April 2015, and had included local, national and international representatives from the sectors of health, research, industry, education, civil society, policy makers and indigenous communities. local, national and/or international media were present. All presentations of the symposium will be posted in electronic formats (text and / or videos) after the Symposium, in French and / or English. • April 14 (Day 1): Uranium mines and the nuclear life cycle : health and environmental issues • April 15 (Day 2): Civil and military nuclear : ethics, economics and political issues • April 16 (Day 3): Human rights, indigenous peoples' rights and governance issues ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED The Symposium is jointly organized by Physicians for Global Survival (1985 Nobel Peace Prize), the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Nature Québec, the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility and the Coalition pour que le Québec ait meilleure mine. It also receives support from the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (Swiss chapter), the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute, the Cree Nation of Mistissini, MiningWatch Canada, and a number of other local, national and international partners. CONTEXT The Symposium is occurring at a time when many organizations and governments question the future of nuclear power, currently providing about 11% of the world’s electricity. The year 2015 also marks the seventieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the corresponding United Nations negotiations of the Non Proliferation Treaty for the prevention and the abolition of nuclear arms. It will also see the tabling on a new UN treaty on climate change. Canada is one of the largest producers and exporters of uranium worldwide, yet its nuclear energy output is in relative decline. Only two provinces still operate nuclear reactors: Ontario and New Brunswick. While uranium has been primarily mined from Saskatchewan, the provinces of British Columbia and Nova Scotia have officially banned uranium mining. Quebec recently shut down its sole nuclear reactor and has tasked the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) with conducting an investigation on issues related to uranium mining. It is expected to release its report by May 20 2015. The Symposium aims to tackle these different issues and to provide recommendations to decision makers to better ensure protection for the human health, global security and a safe environment
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dance against uranium mining
Dance by members of BUMP (ban uranium mining permanently) outside the Australian uranium conference in Fremantle as part of the protest against uranium mining. Several companies are trying to start uranium mining in WA, a state where there is still no uranium mining activity and it should be kept this way. The rally was against uranium mining for various reasons, namely: - Aboriginal people don't want it on their land - It is used for nuclear weapons - The waste stays radioactive for many years after the mining has ceased - Radiation leads to many health problems, some of which are only discovered in future generations. - It causes massive damage to the environment - Australia can meet all it's energy needs with renewable energy, thus discounting any reason to use nuclear power.
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Bremley visiting uranium mining site in Dewmawsiat
This is the place where experimental mining was done by the Uraniuam Mining Corporation of India (UCIL) back in 1990s.
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Uranium mining in Virginia clip
Residents are working to stop efforts by one company to open rural Virginia to uranium mining. Concerns center around the impacts on local economies and ecosystems, as well as the toxic, radioactive waster produced by uranium mining.
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