Nuclear Wastelands: Uranium boom legacy poisoning Navajo Nation

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In the late 1940s and early 1950s when the uranium boom was in full swing in the U.S., numerous mines mushroomed in parts of Arizona. But when demand dried up the facilities were abandoned, leaving an environmental hazard in their wake. And as RT's Marina Portnaya reports, radiation poisoning now threatens the area's few remaining indigenous people.

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