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Navajo Nation: Cleaning Up Abandoned Uranium Mines

Western Region Mines Photo Gallery

There are more than 100 abandoned uranium mines (AUMs) in the Western AUM Region. These mines are generally located along the Little Colorado River and Highway 89, and are in the Cameron, Coalmine Canyon, Bodaway/Gap, and Leupp Chapters.

A view of the Charles Huskon No. 7 MineCharles Huskon No. 7 Mine
A view of Section 9 Lease MineSection 9 Lease Mine
Radiation warning sign in front of A&B No. 3 MineRadiation warning sign in front of A&B No. 3 Mine
EPA and Navajo Nation EPA present at the Bodaway/Gap Chapter meetingEPA and Navajo Nation EPA present at the Bodaway/Gap Chapter meeting