Uranium Contamination in Groundwater

News:A new study conducted by the University of Manchester and Mahavir Cancer Institute and Research Centre,Bihar has found uranium contaminating the groundwater in 10 districts of Bihar. Facts: Uranium:It is a mildly radioactive, naturally occurring element that is commonly found in rocks, soil and water. Uses: a) fuel for nuclear power reactors for electricity generation… Continue reading Uranium Contamination in Groundwater

Panel to study uranium contamination in A.P.’s Kadapa district

The Andhra Pradesh government has ordered an inquiry into complaints about groundwater pollution caused by the uranium processing project of the Uranium Corporation of India Limited(UCIL) at Tummalapalle of Kadapa district. UCIL is a centrally owned Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) for uranium mining and uranium processing under the Department of Atomic Energy. It was founded… Continue reading Panel to study uranium contamination in A.P.’s Kadapa district