High concentrations of uranium found in local water Chihuahua, Mexico

Posted on November 21, 2011 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, Latin America Health, Latin America Mining, Mexico

There are high concentrations of uranium in Chihuahua
A study by the Center for Advanced Materials Research (CIMAV) over a decade revealed that in the Chihuahua-Sacramento valley formed areas of high concentration of uranium contaminated the local water because in this territory have been reported numerous deposits of uranium ores, such as the Sierra de Peña Blanca, located 50 kilometers from the capital and exploited in the early 80’s. Read Article

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