An old mess in Lake Powell

Mess In Lake Powell

Lake Powell is an enormous artificial body of water in North America, USA. Each year it receives around 3 million of visitors who usually tend to enjoy Jet Skis, motorboats and extend their stay in luxurious houseboats. It probably  sounds great from the position of a guest but what’s about the locals? To the people who are living nearby, it is more than a touristic attraction.

An unbelievable amount of residue

The underneath of Lake Powell contains of 26 000 tons of radioactive waste sediment. The worst thing is that the lake provides 40 million people with drinkable water.

Moreover, a great amount of mining residue is located by Colorado River since 1940s. “The White Canyon mill, built by the Vanadium...

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