TITLE

Dust to dust

AUTHOR(S)
Tweit, Susan J.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
High Country News;2/2/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Uravan town in the western portion of Colorado. The name Uravan is the combination of Uranium and Vanadium, the two known elements that are dominant in the place. The town's worth was discovered in the early 1900s, when rare radioactive elements are sought to ease medical demands. The first few mills that had existed in the place include Joe Jr. Mill and U.S. Vanadium. Over the next two decades following its discovery, the town became a Superfund site.
ACCESSION #
36616327

 

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