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EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project surpassed its fiscal 2018 target to ship uranium mill tailings from the Moab Site to a disposal cell.
EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action project safety move residual radioactive material away from the Colorado River to a disposal cell near Crescent Junction, Utah.

The Department of Energy is not a regulatory agency; however it does self-regulate its own radioactive waste and is governed by a variety of statutes, legislation, regulations, directives and guidance. Many of the current compliance-related actions revolve around waste and material disposition that are governed by National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Impact Statements and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act Records of Decision. DOE is currently revising its radioactive waste management regulation, DOE Order 435.1, and a link is provided for those activities, including the Complex-Wide Review Report, which is an analysis associated with implementation of the current requirements.

Crews recently installed a new cover for a Liquid Effluent Retention Facility basin at the Hanford Site.
Crews recently installed a new cover for a Liquid Effluent Retention Facility basin at the Hanford Site.
Compliance

Compliance

Compliance Documents
Compliance and other legal documents illustrate and help support the development of effective compliance approaches and strategies.
Regulatory Compliance – National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
During the early stages of the planning process for a proposed action, the DOE considers National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance.
DOE Regulations & Standards
DOE Regulations & Standards
2017 Annual Performance and Risk Assessment (P&RA) Community of Practice (CoP) Technical Exchange Meeting
Performance & Risk Assessment Community of Practice Technical Exchange participants touring the Los Alamos site.
Other Resources

Other Resources

Performance & Risk Assessment Community of Practice (P&RA CoP)
The goal of the P&RA CoP is to foster exchange of information regarding performance assessments & risk analysis in support of environmental decisions.
Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility Federal Review Group (LFRG)
LFRG is an independent group within EM that ensures, through review, that DOE radioactive waste disposal facilities are protective of the public.