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Ground - Water Protection Standards For Inactive Uranium Tailings Sites (40 CFR 192): Background Information For Final Rule.

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This Final Background Information Document summarizes the information and data considered by the Agency in developing the ground-water protection standards. The report presents a brief description of the Title II ground water standards and how it can be used to develop the Title I rulemaking. A description of the 24 designated uranium tailings sites and their current status in the Department of Energy remedial action program is included as well as a detailed analysis of the available data on the ground water in the vicinity of 14 of the 24 sites. It also describes different methods that can be used for the restoration of ground water and the costs of using these restoration methods.

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1989
A.89.19
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
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No suboffice specified
Office Division:
Office of Radiation Programs
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NR
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Background Cost-Related Document
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NA
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
278

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