Evaluation of Transboundary Impact of Toxic Metals of Uranium Mine Mailoo-Suu (Kyrgyzstan)
Uranium mine Mailoo-Suu is located within the valley of the same name river in Kyrgyzstan territory. Tailings impoundments and heaps of Mailoo-Suu are the sources of contamination of surface waters with radionuclides and heavy metals – selenium, arsenic, manganese, copper. In bottom sediments heightened contents of uranium, selenium, chromium, nickel, cobalt are established. In plants and human biosubstrata (nails, hair) are established high contents of selenium, uranium, molybdenum, nickel, zinc.
KeywordsRadioactive Waste Metallurgical Plant Uranium Oxide Microwave Digestion System Human Nail
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