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Final Environmental Impact Statement For Standards For The Control Of Byproduct Materials From Uranium Ore Processing (40 CFR 192), Volume 1.

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The Environmental Protection Agency is establishing public health and environmental standards (40 CFR 192) for uranium and thorium mill tailings at licensed mill sites under the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (PL. 95-604). Mills are currently located in Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. These standards are issued to reduce and control the hazards associated with uranium and thorium mill tailings. Controls are required both during the operational period of mills and for disposal of the tailings piles, to assure environmentally sound, long-term protection of public health and stabilization of the tailings.

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1983
A.83.7 A
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Radiation Programs
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No division specified
EPA Author:
NR
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Environmental Impact Statement
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NR
Document Status:
Final
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191

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