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Radon is formed by the breakdown of uranium in soil, and can affect as many as 1 in 15 homes.
Later that year, North Korean officials admit to a visiting U.S. delegation that their country has been enriching uranium, a potential fuel for nuclear weapons.
Much of the enriched uranium used for the project came from businesses in St. Louis that never properly cleaned up or even covered the nuclear waste.
At the height of tensions between Tehran and the West over its nuclear program, thousands of centrifuges enriching uranium at Iran’s underground Natanz facility suddenly began spinning themselves to death.
Kilopower reactors are designed to split uranium atoms to release heat energy and then convert it into electricity.
The regime’s ability to enrich uranium, a key step in building a nuclear warhead, is believed to have come from Pakistan.
America has had gold rushes and silver booms and even a uranium boom, but the boom presently happening in rural Ohio shocks the conscience.
The firms are also asking the president to make adjustments to imports of uranium, according to a statement released by the companies last week.
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