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Cost of India’s Uranium Mining in Jadugoda: Cancer, Abortions, Deformities

Cost of India’s Uranium Mining in Jadugoda: Cancer, Abortions, Deformities

Featured, Jadugoda, Uranium Mining January 7, 2019 at 12:01 am 0 comments

Nestled in the mountainous district of East Singhbhum, this tiny dot on India’s vast map has become a virtual cancer ward for its residents, following years of dangerous radiation being emitted from uranium mines and tailing ponds in the area.

During the milling process, a huge amount of nuclear waste in liquid form, or slurry, is left behind, which is expelled into the tailings ponds through long pipelines that pass through the villages. UCIL has erected signboards to warn people about the pond, which can be seen in the background. PHOTO: Chinky Shukla

UCIL Expands Uranium Mines in Jadugoda: Will The People’s Misery Ever End?

Uranium Mining January 6, 2018 at 5:42 am 0 comments

The UCIL has not taken accepted reports about the apparent health hazards resulting out of the mining activities. In the company’s “Myth of UCIL” web page, it notes that studies and reports addressing the concern “mention stories of human interest invariably spiced with melancholy and drama using telling pictures of human sufferings to condition the viewer.” It further reads, “The disease prevalent in the villages around the UCIL workings are not due to radiation but attributed to malnutrition, malaria and unhygienic living conditions etc.”

Tailing Dams of Jadugoda: Where Storm Spreads Radioactive Dust in Homes and Playgrounds

Tailing Dams of Jadugoda: Where Storm Spreads Radioactive Dust in Homes and Playgrounds

Jadugoda, Uranium Mining June 24, 2017 at 7:24 pm 0 comments

According to Members of Jharkhandi Organization against Radiation(JOAR) , On 20th, 21st and 22nd May, 2017 evening , at 3.50 pm, 4.00 pm, and 4.30 pm, the strong winds which accompanied the heavy storm lead the uranium waste of the 3rd Tailing Dam fall down near the farm and the drain which resulted in the toxicity and radioactivity of the uranium tailing dust spread towards the vast mass of Land.

Human Rights Commission takes notice on radioactive leak in India

Human Rights Commission takes notice on radioactive leak in India

Jadugoda, Latest, Uranium Mining December 17, 2015 at 12:46 pm 0 comments

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognisance of reports about a study highlighting the leakage of radioactive and toxic waste from the country’s oldest and most important uranium mine at Jaduguda in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, amid the alleged government apathy.