Uranium Mill Closure in the USA: A Historical Perspective

Smith, Mark E.
November 2010
Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948);Nov2010, Vol. 211 Issue 9, p70
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the uranium mining closures in the U.S. It notes several grounds and issues associated with the closures including the security of tailings on the sites, the contamination of groundwater and radon emissions monitoring. It offers several suggestions for avoiding liabilities and crisis in modern uranium mills which include proper implementation of managed water and air monitoring systems.


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