Reporting An AML Site

 

What is an AML Problem?
These are abandoned mines(coal and non-coal) and lands that present an immediate danger to the public health, safety, and general welfare. Abandoned mine land problems include: landslides, open portals and shafts, subsidence, and waste bank or underground mine fires near homes, roadways, and populated areas. Because health, safety, and property is threatened a rapid response is critical.

Where should the AML problem be reported?
Abandoned Mine Land problems can be reported to Navajo AML Reclamation Department:

Window Rock, AZ
Toll Free at 1-866-458-4390

Tuba City AML, Tuba City, AZ
Toll Free at 1-800-220-7834

Shiprock AML, Shiprock, NM
Toll Free at 1-800-215-6226

Or you can report An AML Site here, simply scroll down and fill out the information below. Please provide detailed information, a printable form is also available located on the right colum of the webiste in the box labled Forms,  thank you

What Information needs to be reported? 
When reporting an Abandoned Mine Land problems you should include your name and telephone number, a brief description of the problem, location of the site, and the name and telephone number of any other person(s) who is knowledgeable about the problem.

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EVENTS

May 4-5, 2018 - Shiprock Marathon, Shiprock, NM

May 24, 2018 - Dine Uranium Advisory commission open meeting - Blue Gap, AZ

June 1, 2018 - Navajo Nation Treaty Day 

June 20-22, 2018 - Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency Conference 

June 28, 2018 - Dine Uranium Advisory Commission open meeting - Churchrock, NM

NEWS

Lakewood uranium company gets federal OK to expand in Utah (Feb. 28)

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news

/2018/02/28/lakewood-uranium-company-

gets-federal-ok-to-expand.html

 

Navajo, Havasupai resist uranium mining (Feb. 27)

https://www.grandcanyonnews.com/news/

2018/feb/27/navajo-havasupai-resist-uranium-mining/

 

Amid Calls for a U.S. Uranium Mining Renewal, Recalling Its Toxic Past (Feb. 27)

https://undark.org/article/uranium-mining-toxic-legacy/

 

Before the US Approves New Uranium Mining, Consider Its Toxic Legacy (Feb. 24)

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/

before-the-u-s-approves-new-uranium-mining-consider-its-toxic-legacy

 

Navajo President: Go To College, Then Bring That Knowledge Home (Feb. 18)

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/18/585876316

/navajo-president-go-to-college-then-bring-that-knowledge-home

 

Researchers measure mixed metals mining contamination on Native Americans (Feb. 4)

https://www.abqjournal.com/1129580/

researchers-to-measure-mixed-metals-mining-contamination-on-native-americans.html