The Legacy of Abandoned Uranium Mines in the Grants Mining District, New Mexico
EPA works with its federal, state and tribal partners to address abandoned uranium mines and to identify parties responsible for cleanups. Efforts are in progress to address properties and structures contaminated by historic uranium mining for the Navajo Nation and the Grants Mining District in New Mexico. EPA remains firmly committed to protecting public health and the environment by addressing the environmental effects of legacy uranium mines. This document provides a view into the history and lasting legacy of uranium mining in the Grants Mining District.