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Update April 24, 2014
On April 15, 2014 the Director of the Utah Division of Radiation Control (DRC) provided a letter to Uranium One Americas, Inc.granting a 6 month extension of the current radioactive material license. The Director granted the extension in accordance with R313-22-36(6).
Update March 31, 2014
On March 31, 2014 the Director of the Utah Division of Radiation Control (DRC) received a letter from Uranium One Americas, Inc. requesting a 6 month extension of the current radioactive material license. The submission is currently under review by the Division.
Update January 14, 2014
On January 14, 2014 the Director of the Utah Division of Radiation Control (DRC) received a notice of Change of Control and Ownership from Uranium One Americas, Inc. The submission is currently under review by the Division. Additional information was provided in a letter dated January 20, 2014. The following links provide interested stakeholders with information regarding the Change in Control Request. The Notice, Additional information letter, minutes from a conference call held on January 30, 2014 and the Division's Request For Information. Black Range Minerals Response to RFI.DRC's Transfer of Control letter concurring with the transfer.The DRC will notify stakeholders through additional web postings and electronic list serve regarding the Public Comment Period.
Notice of Change of Control and Ownership
On March 17, 2014, however, Black Range Minerals announced that the a cquistion of Uranium One Inc's conventional mining assets has failed, since "it has not been possible to obtain several requisite regulatory approvals prior to the Completion Date [March 14, 2014]". This news article explains that the deal died because they weren't able to agree to an extension between Uranium One and Black Range Minerals:Uranium One Indirect Transfer of Control
On February 20, 2013 the Director of the Utah Division of Radiation Control (DRC) gave his consent for the indirect transfer of control for the uranium mill site in Shootaring Canyon near Ticaboo, Garfield County. Uranium One made this request in a letter dated January 29, 2013, where the DRC received notification of a proposed financial transaction between Uranium One and JSC Atomredmetzoloto (ARMZ). ARMZ, a Russian joint stock company, purchased the remaining outstanding common shares of Uranium One, the parent company to the Uranium One Americas from its previously held amount of 51%.
Uranium One Americas, Inc., Shootaring Canyon Mill
License Renewal Extension Request Statement of Basis and Draft License
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Division of Radiation Control (DRC) has completed its review of the comments received during the 30-day public comment period regarding the proposal to grant an extension to the existing Radioactive Material License (License) for Uranium One America's Inc. Shootaring Canyon Uranium Mill Facility. The participation summary may be viewed from the following link, participation summary.
- Public Participation Summary
- License Amendment No. 6: Radioactive Material License UT 0900480
- Tailings Reclamation and Decommissioning Plan
- License renewal
- Shootaring Canyon
- Ground Water Quality Discharge Permit (Current)
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