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Grand Canyon-area water shown not to have uranium contamination – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-11-24 12:54:02 –

Flagstaff, Arizona (AP) — US scientists find that most springs and wells sampled in vast areas of northern Arizona, known for their high-quality uranium ore, meet federal drinking water standards. Did.

Highest concentrations of uranium have been found in several places downhill from the abandoned uranium mines in the Grand Canyon National Park. However, according to a study released this month by the US Geological Survey, further research is needed to determine if pollution is associated with mines.

This study is part of an effort to better understand the complex geology and hydrology of areas where new mining claims have been banned since 2012.

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