What are three of the health risks to those working in uranium mines or those living near uranium mines?

Environment Discussion

For this discussion, please answer the following questions:

  1. What are three of the health risks to those working in uranium mines or those living near uranium mines?
  2. Do you believe nuclear energy is our best solution to reduce global warming?      Please explain your thoughts and rationale.
  3. Beyond potential radiation hazards, what additional emerging occupational hazards do you foresee, and what are the challenges they bring about?

Provide explanations and support for your answers.

250-275 words, peer-reviewed, scholarly sources required