Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Uranium Recovery Workshop 2013: The Coles Hill Uranium Deposit: An Update on Politics and Path Forward in Virginia;

Comments:  The NRC pushing uranium mining plus Baby Whales with more tall tales with the sidekick with Liberal Arts Degree, Nuke Wicked Witch of the West, guess more Whining!

The Uranium Recovery Workshop 2013 is May 1-2, 2013, at The Grand Hyatt in Denver, Colo.   Online registration will close Wednesday, April 24.  However, registration may be done onsite beginning at 7:30 a.m. on May 1.  A complete agenda is attached.    

Topics include: 
·        Review of NRC's regulatory program for uranium recovery activities, ISR wellfield baseline and restoration groundwater quality data and a Region IV panel;
·          Perspectives on Unresolved Issues with Radon;
·           Impeding Issues for In Situ Uranium Recovery Facilities:  Alternate Concentration Limits, Groundwater Disposal & More
·         DOE’s Office of Legacy Management’s Abandoned Uranium Mines Report to Congress;
·         The Coles Hill Uranium Deposit: An Update on Politics and Path Forward in Virginia;
·         Solution to Resuming Radiation Safety Programs at Restart of Inactive Uranium Recovery Operations;
·         Using the PHT3D Reactive Transport Model for In-Situ Recovery of ACL Application Predictions;
·         Use of Ablation Technology in Uranium Recovery;
·       Uranium Mine Radon Emissions Monitoring: Side-by-Side Testing and Correlation of Scintillometers and Track Etch Canisters
·         Panels on the state of the uranium industry, groundwater restoration, the use of SERPS in uranium recovery and the National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 Process;
·         Stakeholder forums and more.
Who Should Attend?
Uranium producers; consultants; representatives from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency; uranium recovery licensees; and other stakeholders should attend this two-day workshop. Along with more than 18 sessions highlighting critical issues affecting the uranium recovery industry, the workshop promotes a better understanding of regulatory trends and the uranium licensing program.
Registration and Hotel Information
NMA Member and Government Employee Rate: $125.00 per person
Non-NMA Member Rate: $250.00 per person
Registration may be made online here until Wednesday, April 24. Registrations will be accepted onsite.    
If you have any questions, please contact the National Mining Association’s Manager of Meetings Ashley West at or (202) 463-2632.

Side-Bar Meetings

If you are interested in having a “side-bar” meeting with NRC staff on Tuesday, April 30, in Denver, Colo. please contact Steve Cohen of NRC at  or (301) 415-7182 by April 1, 2013