How dangerous is it to live near a uranium mine?



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    Uranium mines have been linked to numerous health hazards, most posed to those who work in the mines but there are still risks associated with living nearby.  Working in and living near uranium mines have the risk of lung cancer caused by the inhalation of uranium decay products.  Another potential hazard is the contamination of drinking water.  Many uranium mining areas have had serious problems with the safety of the ground water.

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