6.4 million people are at risk from exposure from uranium mines

CH-Zurich – 13 June 2018 – Based on the results of the study, Green Cross Switzerland is requesting the corporate groups involved in uranium mining in Africa, Australia, Canada and the USA to properly shut down their uranium mining sites according to the polluter-pays principle to ensure that no further decontamination is necessary within the next 1000 years. The professional decontamination and closing of uranium mining sites in the countries of Central Asia requires the support of the international community, as these countries do not have the necessary resources at their disposal.

 

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