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Churchrock mine uranium

The Northeast Church Rock Mine is a former uranium mine about 17 miles northeast of Gallup, N.M. in the Pinedale Chapter of the Navajo Nation. From 1967 to 1982, the mine was operated by the United Nuclear Corporation, a company owned by General Electric. (Photo from the Environmental Protection Agency)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.