Radioactive contamination of soil


In the former Soviet Union, dozens of ad hoc nuclear waste dumps and stockpiles are dotted throughout the country. These sites are barely marked, much less monitored. The extent of radioactive contamination of soils at these and nuclear testing sites can only be guessed.

Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 19:04 CEST