500 hectares of dusty radioactive wastes – these are abandoned tailing ponds of former uranium procession plant./500 га пыльных радиоактивных отходов.Photo: Human Health Institute
 
As the factory does not operate anymore and the tailing ponds dried up, wide surrounding is getting slowly contaminated by radioactive dust./Хранилище радиоактивных отходов бывшего Целинного горно-химического комбината
 
 
Hazardous waste lakes are located in the middle of steppe just 160 km from Kazakhstani capital Astana./Хранилище опасных отходов промышленности находится всего в 160 км от столицы Казахстана Астаны.
 
 
Arnika and Human Health Institution took samples to analyse possible contamination of the soil in the yard of apartment building in nearby town by heavy metals./Отбор проб во дворе жилого дома г.Степногорска
 
 
Contamination may affect also water resources, so valuable in parched land./Отбор образцов донных отложений
 
 
 

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