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Radioactive uranium tailings problems in Central Asia

PM: We expect prompt decisions on Kyrgyz uranium tailings from our foreign partners 28/09-2009 Bishkek – News Agency “”, By Daniyar KARIMOV
“We expect prompt decisions on uranium tailings’ problem in Kyrgyzstan from our foreign partners and international organizations,” Igor Chudinov the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan said at the debates, held as a part of the 64th session of the UN General Assembly.
A lot of tailings store large amounts of highly toxic uranium and other harmful technical wastes, arising high concerns in the region. “They are harmful for people’s health, rivers and represent threat to the farms,” the prime minister said.

September 29, 2009 - Posted by | 1, Kyrgyzstan, wastes | , , , , ,

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