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The Health and Environmental Impact of Uranium Mining (Research Paper)

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Xochitl Longstaff February 11, 2017 Submitted as coursework for PH241, Stanford University, Winter 2017 Introduction Nuclear is an efficient and powerful energy source with life cycle carbon emissions that are as low as some renewable sources. While not as popular as liquid and coal, nuclear power plants still generate a significant portion of the world’s energy. In 2014, for example, …

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Uranium Mines – Tummalapalle

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Tummalapalle is part of a large tabular, strata bound and flatly dipping uranium reserve occurring in carbonate host rock in YSR district of Andhra Pradesh. The lodes as well as the parting in between are narrow. A highly mechanised underground mine has been opened up using state of the art technology through three numbers of 9-degree Declines. The central Decline …

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Zuari Cement -Yerraguntla

Zuari Cement works is located at Krishnanagar which is 7 km away from Yerraguntla town and Yerraguntla Railway station.Yerraguntla is one of the leading industrial town in the rayalaseema region in Kadapa (YSR) district of Andhra Pradesh. The present plant capacity is 23 lac Tonnes Per Annum. This Plant was commisioned in March 1985 and expanded in August 1998 and 2010. The main …

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Rayalaseema Thermal Power Project (RTPP)

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Rayalaseema Thermal Power Project or Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant, popularly known as RTPP is located at Kalamalla of Yerraguntla mandal in Kadapa district. The project is located at a distance of 8 Kms. from Muddanur Railway station of South Central Railway on Chennai-Mumbai line. This is one of the major power generation facilities developed in Andhra Pradesh to meet the …

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Mines and Minerals in Kadapa District

Kadapa district is the repository of mineral wealth. The important minerals that are available in the district are  barytes, asbestos and lime stone. As per the 1983 survey of geological survey of India 30lakh tons of lead, 74,000,000 tons of barytes, 27000tons asbestos deposits are there. It is estimated that 700lakh tons of barytes deposits might be there in Mangampet. …

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