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Uranium mines and mills may have caused birth defects among Navajo Indians

February 4, 1985

Down the dusty back roads of the Navajo Nation, scientists are tracking an invisible killer which may be responsible for the maiming of hundreds of Navajo children.

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Uranium mines and mills may have caused birth defects among Navajo Indians
Down the dusty back roads of the Navajo Nation, scientists are tracking an invisible killer which may be responsible for the maiming of hundreds of Navajo children.
A Western Colorado uranium town is beset by radioactivity and the economy
Layoffs at Umetco Minerals Corp.'s uranium mine in Uravan, Colo., may close the operation before high radiation levels and waste disposal problems do.

News

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The frailness of Jackson Dam brings two sacred Western forces into conflict: agricultural water rights versus one of America's most beautiful and popular national parks.