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Moab UMTRA Project Grand County, UT Official Website

The Moab Tailings Project Site is located approximately 3 miles northwest of Moab in Grand County, Utah, and includes the former Atlas Minerals Corporation (Atlas) uranium-ore processing facility. The site is situated on the west bank of the Colorado River at the confluence with Moab

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Utah APPLETREE Moab Tailings Site

Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Site. View of the Moab uranium mill tailings site looking north. The city of Moab is across the river to the southeast. Image from the DOE fact sheet for the Moab tailings site. Moab is a rural community in Grand County, Utah of approximately 5,000 permanent residents, located immediately south and east of the

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Decommissioning of Moab, Utah, Uranium Mill Tailings

GeneralCurrent IssuesReports> Views of Atlas tailings pile: image (79k) > Aerial view Moab tailings site: Google Maps MSRMaps National Geographic U.S. DOE (Sep. 20, 2010) > Aerial view of Crescent Junction disposal site: Google Maps MSRMaps U.S. DOE (Dec. 16, 2010) > Webcams: Moab tailings site Crescent junction disposal site (U.S. DOE) Links: Moab, Utah page Moab news (DOE) Moab Uranium Mill Tailings (Utah DEQ) Moab Millsite Stakeholder Group (Utah DEQ / Grand C

Uranium tailings piled next to Colorado River in Moab

Sep 14, 2019A pile of tailings from a Moab, Utah, uranium mine sits right next to the Colorado River. (KLAS-TV) A massive pile of tailings remains from the uranium mines and mills once operated here, and whatever is in the pile is leaching into the river.

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Uranium Mills and Disposal Facilities Utah Department of

Sep 16, 2019The Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project is relocating mill tailings and other contaminated materials from a former uranium-ore processing facility and from off-site properties known as vicinity properties in Moab, Utah, to an engineered disposal cell constructed near Crescent Junction, Utah. The U.S. Department of Energy

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Moab Rail All about the Union Pacific Railroad uranium

In April 2009, I was in Moab, Utah when the first mill tailings traindeparted the Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action site. The train departed from a track running high along a ridge that overlooks the Moab Pile.

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Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project

Aug 24, 2020Moab Remedial Action Contract (Moab RAC) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking a partnering contractor to provide the people of eastern Utah completion and closure of all environmental remediation services at the Moab Project site, the Crescent Junction site, and the disposal cell area.

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Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA)

Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Technical Assistance Contract (TAC) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking a contractor to provide technical assistance to the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project in Moab, Utah. The scope of the contract includes, but is not limited to the following types of

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Moab, Utah, UMTRA Project

Privacy and Security Notice and Section 508 Questions? Call the toll free Project phone number at 1–800–637–4575.

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The Radioactive History of Moab. Moab Gear Trader

Nov 30, 2019Uranium mills in Utah produced 16 million tons of contaminated tailings. While most of the Uranium had been removed from the soil, it still contained radium and other radioactive material. The UMTRA project, or the Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action project, was created to deal with these tailings.

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Moab's Steady Progress Through a Decade of Cleanup

Sep 12, 2019MOAB, Utah This year, EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project expects to reach a milestone of 10 million tons of residual radioactive material safely relocated.. Ten years ago, the Moab UMTRA Project began relocating mill tailings out of Moab, Utah, and away from the Colorado River, to the newly-created Crescent Junction, Utah

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Officials celebrate UMTRA milestone as 10 million tons of

Oct 10, 2019Officials, dignitaries and residents observed a major milestone at the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action site at Lions Park Tuesday after the project reached the 10 million tons of low-level radioactive waste shipped mark, leaving 6 million more tons left to move to Crescent Junction.

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URANIUM TAILINGS FROM MOAB ARE UNLOADED AT

uranium tailings from moab are unloaded at crescent junction All Photos Facilities Locations Projects Please fill out the form below to register for the Energy Solutions 17th Annual TrainingConference Session.

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10 years and 9.5M tons later, radioactive Moab tailings

Apr 23, 2019MOAB — This month marks the 10th anniversary of the first rail shipment of radioactive tailings from the "Pile" near the banks of the Colorado River, with an estimated 9.5 million tons buried 30 miles away. The U.S. Department of Energy announced that roughly 6.5 million tons of the uranium mill tailings remain.

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Moab’s Uranium Mill Tailings Pile Intermountain Histories

The headline: “Moab tailings relocation project: truck overturns on haul road.” A section of the story reads as follows: A truck carrying approximately 40 tons of uranium mill tailings rolled onto its side Aug. 29, spilling some of its contents into a ditch at the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project (UMTRA) north of town.

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Move Moab uranium tailings Deseret News

Mar 04, 2005Simply put, the Moab uranium tailings pile has to go. A University of Utah report says if the tailings stay put, a big flood will eventually wash them into the Colorado River. The state's recent experience with river flooding in southern Utah gives added impetus to moving the tailings to a repository far from the Colorado River.

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Uranium mill tailings project about 1/3 done Moab Sun News

The Moab Tailings Project Site is located approximately 3 miles northwest of Moab. It includes the former Atlas Minerals Corporation uranium-ore processing facility. The site is situated on the west bank of the Colorado River at the confluence with Moab Wash.

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Overview of the Moab UMTRA Project

The scope of the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project is to relocate mill tailings and other contaminated materials from a former uranium-ore processing facility (millsite) and from off-site properties known as vicinity properties in Moab, Utah, to an engineered disposal cell constructed near Crescent Junction, Utah.

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Moab, Utah, UMTRA Project

Privacy and Security Notice and Section 508 Questions? Call the toll free Project phone number at 1–800–637–4575.

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Cleaning Up Moab UMTRA Site Will Likely Top $1B

A massive undertaking to remove and relocate uranium-ore tailings from a Moab, Utah, site is in its eighth year with materials continuing to be extracted and carried by train to a site in Grand

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Uranium Tailings Removed From Moab Site PlanetSave

Jun 05, 2009Enough Uranium was mined that a sign in town declared that Moab was “The Uranium Capitol of the World!” While the Uranium mines no longer run, the history is visible. 16 million cubic yards of uranium tailings lie 3 miles north of Moab. Concerns over radioactive contamination of the Colorado River have made the removal of the tailings a

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Decommissioning Projects Utah, USA Uranium

"The Fry Canyon uranium/copper project site in San Juan County, southeastern Utah, was affected by the historical (1957–68) processing of uranium and copper-uranium ores. Relict uranium tailings and related ponds, and a large copper heap-leach pile at the site represent point sources of uranium and copper to local soils, surface water, and

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Moab Project Marks 10 Million Tons Moved Department of

Sep 17, 2019MOAB, Utah Crews from EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project loaded and shipped the 10 millionth ton of uranium mill tailings to a dedicated disposal cell, a significant milestone in the 10-year-old cleanup.. The Moab Project’s Sept. 16 achievement means more than 62 percent of the estimated 16 million tons of mill tailings

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Moab’s Uranium Mill Tailings Pile Intermountain Histories

The headline: “Moab tailings relocation project: truck overturns on haul road.” A section of the story reads as follows: A truck carrying approximately 40 tons of uranium mill tailings rolled onto its side Aug. 29, spilling some of its contents into a ditch at the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project (UMTRA) north of town.

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Overview of the Moab UMTRA Project

The scope of the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project is to relocate mill tailings and other contaminated materials from a former uranium-ore processing facility (millsite) and from off-site properties known as vicinity properties in Moab, Utah, to an engineered disposal cell constructed near Crescent Junction, Utah.

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On The Colorado River’s Banks, A Toxic Pile Continues To

Oct 23, 2019The Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action site — better known to locals as the Moab Pile — is a leftover from the town’s Cold War uranium days. When the town’s uranium boom went bust

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MOAB, UTAH URANIUM MILL TAILINGS SITE

1.0 INTRODUCTION The Moab site was added to the sites to be remediated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under Title I of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (UMTRCA) by the

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Moab: Uranium-tailings Cleanup Begins Colorado4x4

May 05, 2009Moab celebrates start of work to move uranium-tailings pile By Nancy Lofholm The Denver Post Posted: 05/05/2009 12:30:00 AM MDT Updated: 05/05/2009 01:24:55 AM MDT MOAB — Moab began the last chapter of its nuclear arms-race story Monday as work officially began to move 130 acres of uranium tailings that have marred the majestic landscape and

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Uranium Tailings Removed From Moab Site PlanetSave

Jun 05, 2009Enough Uranium was mined that a sign in town declared that Moab was “The Uranium Capitol of the World!” While the Uranium mines no longer run, the history is visible. 16 million cubic yards of uranium tailings lie 3 miles north of Moab. Concerns over radioactive contamination of the Colorado River have made the removal of the tailings a

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Cleaning Up Moab UMTRA Site Will Likely Top $1B

A massive undertaking to remove and relocate uranium-ore tailings from a Moab, Utah, site is in its eighth year with materials continuing to be extracted and carried by train to a site in Grand

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Decommissioning Projects Utah, USA Uranium

"The Fry Canyon uranium/copper project site in San Juan County, southeastern Utah, was affected by the historical (1957–68) processing of uranium and copper-uranium ores. Relict uranium tailings and related ponds, and a large copper heap-leach pile at the site represent point sources of uranium and copper to local soils, surface water, and

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A 2,000-year flood on the Colorado River News

1 天前Baker: In Moab, that water would be generally confined to the channel and would likely come up to the base of the Colorado River bridge, but wouldn't get into Moab proper. Years ago, there was a concern being voiced about the uranium tailings pile here in Moab, so engineers calculated what a much larger flood would do.

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Moab Remedial Action ? North Wind

Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project, Moab, UT. North Wind Portage (NWP) is responsible for operations at the Moab site including excavating and conditioning residual radioactive material (RRM), excavating and size-reduction of debris buried in the pile from the mill buildings and structures, filling intermodal containers, and transporting the filled intermodal

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Uranium Mining in Utah History to Go

In 1957 Steen opened the Uranium Reduction Company, the nation’s first large independent uranium mill, in Moab. Sold to Floyd Odlum’s Atlas Corporation in 1962, the facility shut down in 1984. The federal mills were sold to private industry and finally disbanded. Uranium excitement was not limited to the redrock desert.

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Uranium Mill Tailings Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Uranium Mill Tailings Uranium mill tailings are primarily the sandy process waste material from a conventional uranium mill.This ore residue contains the radioactive decay products from the uranium chains (mainly the U-238 chain) and heavy metals. As defined in Title 10, Part 40, of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR Part 40), the tailings or wastes produced by the

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Moab Uranium Tailings Pile Fact Sheet

May 24, 2000Moab Uranium Tailings Pile Fact Sheet. May 24, 2000 . General Information. Its located 3 miles outside of Moab, Utah the pile is situated 750 feet from the Colorado River. The pile is only 10-15 feet above the aquifer. 130 acres or the size of 118 football fields it is the largest tailings pile situated on the banks of a river.

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Moab UMTRA Project Celebrates 10-Million-Ton Shipping

In October, the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project celebrated reaching 10 million tons of mill tailings shipped from the project’s Moab, Utah site to its engineered disposal cell in Crescent Junction, Utah. The project team hosted a community event to recognize the milestone and update the community on the project’s progress.

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