what is uranium?
1.The release of gaseous radon-222 to the atmosphere
2. Possible dust loading of contaminants from the impoundment due to natural wind
3. The localized effect of direct external gamma radiation exposure from the tailings
4. Ground seepage and subsequent contamination of local aquifers, which has the potential to affect the water supply
5. Dam failure due to erosion or natural disasters (flood, earthquake, etc.)
6. Improper use of tailings as a building material