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Teddy Nez stands on his property in northwestern New Mexico on March 12, 2008. Behind him is a 50-foot uranium waste pile from mining operations. (Felicia Fonseca, AP Photo File)

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From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million ton of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation’s largest American Indian reservation.

By Associated Press July 11, 2018
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