Dams storing large volumes of uranium mine tailings over the lush Fergana valley in Central Asia’s Kyrgyzstan are unstable, posing a risk of a Chernobyl-scale nuclear disaster if they collapse, rendering the region uninhabitable, according to research. Following a 2017 landslide, dams in Kyrgyzstan that held 700,000 cubic metres (185 million gallons) of uranium mining […]

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