Technical visit to former Urgeiriça mine

| 29 June 2022

The first technical visit of the Working Group to former Urgeiriça mining area, took place on the 21st of June.

The visit is set up under the terms of Order No. 7431/2021, from 27th July 2021, which predicts an epidemiological study of the former workers of the National Uranium Company (ENU) and their families.

The technical visit was scheduled by EDM and its main goal was to show the different stages of mining work, from ore extraction to the processes of treating it. This visit was attended by INSA – National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge, DGEG – Directorate-General for Energy and Geology, ARS Centro – Regional Health Administration of the Centre, as well as some of the members of the Monitoring Commission for this study.

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