Mining complexes, including mining and processing of minerals, are powerful sources of geodynamic, geochemical, physical, industrial and other types of environmental impact. Such large-scale impacts, along with the violation of the initial equilibrium state of the massif, cause a strong
Table №1. Uranium in plants of the dump zone of Min-Kush Geraniaceae Geranium (Geranium verum) Hotel territory 7,60 3,0 Geranium ( nium verum) Hotel territory 7,60 2,6 — Moss Polytrichum common Toujuksuu tailing dump 5,0 5,0 Sorophulariaceae (Dodartia orintalis) Taldybulak
This map made by TANCA shows the water radioactivity level in Mailuu-Suu area.
The table down below shows our data on analisys of heavy metals and uranium in the sedementary of Mailuu-Suu area, 2015 year. This table also made out our data about the content of toxic chemicals in the sand of Mailuu-Suu
In the zone of the former Aydarken mercury and Kadamjay antimony plants, significant dumps remained, containing, among other things, arsenic. We determine high concentration of Hg in rive Galuyan (near Kyrgyz-Uzbek boarder) and in agro soil – two km on
The mill tailings of the lead and zinc milling in Sumsar and the low-grade uranium ore heaps in Shekaftar need an urgent remedial action because the legacy sites became chronic sources of toxic, heavy metal waste and radioactive contaminants for
Since the 90s, in the city of Alga, Aktobe region, on the territory of an abandoned chemical plant, ownerless hazardous waste has been lying, quietly and methodically poisoning the environment and affecting people’s health. At the end of last year,
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