Funeral Homes in Church Rock, NM

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Suburbs of Church Rock: Navajo Wingate Village, Springstead.

Church Rock is also known as: Churchrock Chapter.

Zip codes in the city: 87311.

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Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup

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Nearby Funeral Homes for Church Rock

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Cope Memorial Chapel of Gallup
1830 Barbara Ave
Gallup, NM 87301
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Rollie Mortuary Incorporated
401 Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NM 87301
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Sunset Memorial Park
4 66th Ave W
Gallup, NM 87347
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Tse Bonito Mortuary
16 Alma Dr
Gallup, NM 86515

Facts about Church Rock, New Mexico

Church Rock (Navajo: Kinłitsosinil) is a census-designated place (CDP) in McKinley County, New Mexico, United States. It is within the Navajo Nation. The population was 1,077 at the 2000 census. Church Rock is named for Church Rock, a prominent natural landmark with the same name.

Church Rock Obituaries

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History

This was the largest release of radioactive waste in US history. Their May 2007 report found that significant radiation from both natural and mining sources remains in the area and the community is dedicated to remedy the problem as much as possible. Two of the mines closed in 1983 and the third closed in February 1986 . The population was 1,077 at the 2000 United States Census census.

On July 16, 1979, the dam at a United Nuclear Corporation (based in Virginia) Church Rock Uranium Mill broke and spilled 1,100 tons of milled uranium ore and 94 million gallons of heavy metal effluent into the Rio Puerco . The Church Rock Uranium Monitoring Project was initiated by Churchrock Chapter of the Navajo Nation in 2003 to assess environmental impacts of abandoned uranium mines and build capacity to conduct community-based research with policy implications .

The official website for the city of Church Rock is http://churchrock.navajochapters.org.

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