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Many people who live in the Blue Gap-Tachee Chapter in northeastern Arizona remember when mining companies blasted uranium out of the Claim 28 site near their homes. Dust from mine explosions coated everything. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

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For Some Native Americans, Uranium Contamination Feels Like Discrimination

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President Trump and his supporters claim that in exchange for millions of dollars in donations to the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton supported the 2010 sale of a mining company that gave Russia control of U.S. uranium supplies. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Navajo miners work at the Kerr-McGee uranium mine at Cove, Ariz., on May 7, 1953. AP hide caption

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For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy Lingers

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Workers stand inside the gold mine in Greenland's Nulanaq mountain in 2009. The Danish territory's underground wealth was at the forefront of elections in March. Now, Greenland faces another dilemma: whether to end a zero-tolerance policy on uranium extraction. Adrian Joachim/AP hide caption

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As Greenland Seeks Economic Development, Is Uranium The Way?

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