Environmental assessment of remedial action at the Slick Rock uranium mill tailings sites, Slick Rock, Colorado

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The Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, hereafter referred to as the UMTRCA, authorized the US Department of Energy (DOE) to clean up two uranium mill tailings processing sites near Slick Rock, Colorado, in San Miguel County. The purpose of the cleanup is to reduce the potential health effects associated with the radioactive materials remaining on the processing sites and on vicinity properties (VPs) associated with the sites. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated standards for the UMTRCA that contained measures to control the contaminated materials and to protect the ground water from further degradation. The sites ... continued below

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    Publisher Info: Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, hereafter referred to as the UMTRCA, authorized the US Department of Energy (DOE) to clean up two uranium mill tailings processing sites near Slick Rock, Colorado, in San Miguel County. The purpose of the cleanup is to reduce the potential health effects associated with the radioactive materials remaining on the processing sites and on vicinity properties (VPs) associated with the sites. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated standards for the UMTRCA that contained measures to control the contaminated materials and to protect the ground water from further degradation. The sites contain concrete foundations of mill buildings, tailings piles, and areas contaminated by windblown and waterborne radioactive tailings materials. The proposed action is to remediate the UC and NC sites by removing all contaminated materials within the designated site boundaries or otherwise associated with the sites, and relocating them to, and stabilizing them at, a location approximately 5 road mi (8 km) northeast of the processing sites on land administered by the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Remediation would be performed by the DOE`s Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95008022

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  • Other: DE95008022
  • Report No.: DOE/EA--0339
  • Grant Number: AC04-91AL62350
  • DOI: 10.2172/28291 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 28291
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc670426

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Environmental assessment of remedial action at the Slick Rock uranium mill tailings sites, Slick Rock, Colorado, report, January 1, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc670426/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.