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Navajo Nation: Cleaning Up Abandoned Uranium Mines

Northeast Church Rock Mine Gallery

Northeast Church Rock Mine (NECR) is a former uranium mine located at the northern end of State Highway 566 approximately 17 miles northeast of Gallup, NM in the Pinedale Chapter of the Navajo Nation.

Northeast Church Rock Mine Site Photographs

  • desert landscape with large construction equipment at work October 2009 - Overlooking the NECR mine facing Northeast.
  • Tribal meeting room with speaker talking to attendees 2010 Chapter Meeting in Church Rock Chapter House to discuss NECR cleanup plan.
  • Presentation with powerpoint slide and speaker September 2013 - Steve Dwyer, a UNC/GE design contractor presents to members of the Design Advisory Team including representatives from EPA Regions 6 and 9, Navajo EPA Superfund, and the Red Water Pond Road Community.
  • 2015 Workshop on the Superfund Process in the Gallup Community Center 2015 Workshop on the Superfund Process in the Gallup Community Center.
  • Information booths set up in the Gallup Community Center April 2017 - Community Outreach at the Eastern Agency Navajo Abandoned Uranium Mine Open House at the Gallup Community Center.
  • Three woman sitting at information booth table April 2017 - Red Water Pond Road Community Association booth at the Eastern Agency Navajo Abandoned Uranium Mine Open House at the Gallup Community Center.
  • Presentation to High School Students April 2017 - EPA, Navajo EPA, and Red Water Pond Road Community Classroom Presentation to high school students in Gallup, NM on Navajo Abandoned Uranium Mines.
  • Closeup of students hands holding water sample cups April 2017 - Water testing demonstration with high school students in Gallup, NM.