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Proposed Revisions to 40 CFR 192 “Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings”
In an upcoming Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, EPA will propose a revised 40 CFR 192 with new ground water protection standards at facilities that extract uranium using the in-situ recovery (ISR) process. The EPA Administrator signed the proposal on December 31, 2014. The public will have 90 days to submit comments on this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking after its publication in the Federal Register. You can see a pre-publication version of the proposal (PDF) (191 pp, 334K) About PDF.

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