Why Has It Taken So Long to Address the Problems Created by Uranium Mining in the Navajo Nation?

  • Doug Brugge
  • Published 2016 in
    New solutions : a journal of environmental and…

Abstract

Following the start of uranium mining after World War II, progress toward addressing the hazards it created for workers and nearby communities was slow, taking many decades. This essay asks why it took so long and suggests several factors that might have contributed.

DOI: 10.1177/1048291115610344

Cite this paper

@article{Brugge2016WhyHI, title={Why Has It Taken So Long to Address the Problems Created by Uranium Mining in the Navajo Nation?}, author={Doug Brugge}, journal={New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS}, year={2016}, volume={25 4}, pages={436-9} }