Technical Support for Amending Standards for Management of Uranium Byproduct Materials--Background Information Document, Draft.
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, virually the entire ore throughput of milling becomes tailings waste.
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