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Clean Up The Mines


Environment  (tags: Clean Up The Mines, uranium mines, USA )

Dandelion
- 53 days ago - cleanupthemines.org
To pass legislation for health and environmental studies on the effects of existing abandoned uranium mines; to educate the public about the effects of the mines; to clean up the mines and affected areas; also compensate those affected by these mines.



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AniMae Chi (407)
Monday July 28, 2014, 5:33 pm
i got 'Coming Soon!' for the Actions.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Monday July 28, 2014, 8:41 pm
me too Ani Mae
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1083)
Monday July 28, 2014, 9:22 pm
Same as above. Noted & shared. Thanks Dandelion
 

SusanAWAYaWEEK Allen (221)
Monday July 28, 2014, 10:50 pm
Clean Up The Mines!
Your subscription has been confirmed! Thank you!
 

Edo R. (71)
Monday July 28, 2014, 11:14 pm
Thanks for sharing!
 

Arild Warud (166)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 2:33 am
Welcome to our new site!
We are readying to launch a campaign to urge US Congress to pass a bill to clean up abandoned uranium mines!
Connect for news and action alerts.
It is critical for us to build a far reaching network so we will be ready to mobilize!
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 2:52 am
noted
 

A F. (132)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 4:03 am
noted thanks
 

Birgit W. (144)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 5:13 am
Thanks for sharing Dandelion.
 

Dandelion G. (381)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 5:52 am
No petition on here, it's to sign up as Susan did and Arild mentions to receive news in the future as to actions and petitions. It also holds information concerning this issue......so one can become aware. I guess I shouldn't of listed it under petitions......sorry about that.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 6:58 am
Noted
 

Ismail A away (201)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:13 am
Noted and Signed, Thank you Dandelion
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:25 am
Noted.
 

Frances Darcy (219)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:26 am
noted
 

Dandelion G. (381)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:42 am
In the one million acres surrounding Grand Canyon National Park in Northern Arizona, 3,000 uranium plains and four old mining sites cause serious contamination to the ground water surrounding the park. Watersheds are threatened from interconnected surface and groundwater systems, which extend miles beyond the park’s boundaries.

On the Canyon’s South Rim, hikers are forbidden to drink from a permanently polluted spring located beneath an abandoned uranium mine. Visitors are advised not to drink from or bathe in many of the water supplies located within the park.

The poisoning of the people in the Navajo and Great Sioux Nations has been going on for decades and has had serious effects on their health. Even today, it is unknown what the full effects are and what the impact is on the rest of the nation and world because the contaminated air and water are not limited by borders.

Charmaine White Face of Defenders of the Black Hills describes the situation in the Great Sioux Nation as “America’s Chernobyl.” She says, ”A private abandoned, open-pit uranium mine about 200 meters from an elementary school in Ludlow, SD, emits 1170 microRems per hour, more than 4 times as much as is being emitted from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.

 

Ben Oscarsito (338)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:43 am
Message sent; -Clean up the mess!
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 9:25 am
All mines should be cleaned up. Thank you Dandelion.
 

Dave C. (214)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:19 am
thanks, signed up, videos watched....
 

Arielle S. (317)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:37 am
I can't help but think how many jobs might be created if we just took care of our messes like these....
Of course that would mean doing two things good for the country and we know how congress is about that...
 

Lisa Zilli (17)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 11:41 am
noted.
 

Heidi Wood (16)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 12:12 pm
I signed up for alerts to take action. Mt. Rushmore in my opinion is one of the worst. Crazy Horse is beter.
 

Kenneth Davies (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 12:33 pm
noted
 

Mandi T. (427)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:02 pm
Clean up the mines... noted
 

norma laborie (32)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:48 pm
noted
 

Theresa Robinson (46)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 3:48 pm
NOTED SIGNED AND SHARED!
 

marie c. (168)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 4:49 pm
I received welcome on board
Thanks Dandelion
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 4:55 pm
Noted. Thanks, Dandelion.
Ooops...seemed I already subscribed, but good to know. So much to do, so little time.....
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:56 pm
Mines should be cleaned up AND made as safe as possible.
 

Colin Hope (244)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 11:27 pm
Thanks for sharing!!
 

Sherri G. (113)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 1:08 am
Noted TY Dandelion
 

Ana R (220)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 2:18 am
Clean up the mines... wordwide
noted with hope
Thank you Dandelion.
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (46)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 2:26 am
Noted. Thanks Dandelion.
 

Enrico H. (7)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 6:02 am
Noted
 

Mary Nardone (0)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 6:08 am
Signed. what a great cause!!! Keep up the good work and good luck!!!
 

Nancy C. (798)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 6:15 am
Thanx my friend. This is a good source of info and action...
 

Rehana VN (0)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 8:46 am
signed
 

EvaSick Davis (68)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:39 am
Noted...thank you
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:51 am
Signed up and shared, noted!
 

Barry T. (858)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 10:57 am
noted, signed up & shared (FB) - thanks so much Dandelion !
 

Jane H. (134)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 12:36 pm
noted...TY for keeping us sup to date on this.
 

Fran F. (111)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 1:42 pm
Clean Up The Mines!
You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter. TY, Dandelion! I look forward to signing petitions at this great new site.
 

Judy C. (106)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 3:24 pm
So many people, including the Navajo and Sioux, will continue to suffer from this poison. Signed up & confirmed. Thanks Dandelion.
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 10:00 pm
"Defenders of the Black Hills is a group of volunteers without racial or tribal boundaries whose mission is to preserve, protect, and restore the environment of the 1851 and 1868 Treaty Territories, Treaties made between the United States and the Great Sioux Nation." All these open pit uranium mines must be cleaned up. I cannot believe that this has been going on since the 1950s.Signed up and waiting for confirmation.
Thank You Dandelion! Hoping Canadians will be able to sign!! (pardon sp as a few keys have to fixed)
 

S J. (116)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 5:09 pm
noted, thank you Dandelion
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 6:04 pm
signed up!!
 

Ros G. (91)
Friday August 1, 2014, 4:29 am
Thank you Dandelion......"It's Time to Clean Up the Mines"......have been to areas where Uranium has been mined......they can't be cleaned up......the same goes Arsenic and Antimony......it just leaches into the soil and water for Centuries.......best to keep it in the ground undisturbed in the first place..... we have some projects happening at the moment in adjoining Shires.....having some success but it is really up to "Mother Nature" to reclaim the land in her own time...after just over 100years she is starting to kick in.
 

Dandelion G. (381)
Friday August 1, 2014, 5:09 am
Is true Ros, that some of it can't be cleaned, but we need to protect the people best we can. Much of it is just all blowing around something has to be done to prevent this blowing into people's air they breath. Notices in these public areas need to be posted so that people have choices as to whether or not they want to even be there as some is in public parks. I think if more people were aware then it might come to light in their minds what is exactly being done when mining is allowed without thought.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday August 1, 2014, 11:32 am
Noted.
 

Shirley S. (174)
Sunday August 3, 2014, 12:09 am
AWARENESS is the magic word.
 

Graziella Veri (0)
Sunday August 3, 2014, 2:23 am
Liked and shared.Thank you
 

Peter Blattner (24)
Friday August 29, 2014, 8:02 am
Notet
Many Thanks Dandelion
 
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