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Technical Support for Amending Standards for Management of Uranium Byproduct Materials--Background Information Document.

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Uranium mill tailings refer to the wastes that result from the processing of ores to recover uranium. Since commercially-processed uranium ores in the United States typically contain 0.05 to 0.2 percent uranium, virtually the entire ore throughput of milling becomes tailing waste.

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Date:
Reference #:
1993
A.93.69 A
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Office Division:
Criteria and Standards Division
EPA Author:
Colli, Albert
Document Type:
Cost Analysis
Contractors:
S. Cohen & Associates, Inc.
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
176

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