City won’t study uranium health risks before opening homeless camp

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City won’t study uranium health risks before opening homeless camp

State recommends complete assessment
This map shows the area formerly used as a uranium mill. The area governed by an environmental covenant between the city of Durango and the state health department includes an area to the west along Lightner Creek, where homeless residents may be required to camp.

City won’t study uranium health risks before opening homeless camp

This map shows the area formerly used as a uranium mill. The area governed by an environmental covenant between the city of Durango and the state health department includes an area to the west along Lightner Creek, where homeless residents may be required to camp.

City won’t study uranium health risks before opening homeless camp

The area that could function as a camp for homeless residents overnight is directly adjacent to former uranium tailings piles. The whole area is governed by an environmental covenant between the city of Durango and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
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