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The Utah Division of Radiation Control (DRC) protects Utah citizens and the environment from sources of radiation that constitute a significant health hazard. A board, appointed by the governor, establishes rules and policies to meet this requirement.
The Division staff is divided between eight programs that carry out the Division's mission and assist customers in complying with the rules. Two electronic mail servers are available to the public. One e-mail server is used by the DRC to provide meeting notices and updates about the environmental licenses and permits for EnergySolutions. The other e-mail server is used to distribute timely notifications to the public about opportunities to comment on radiation control issues.
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- Modification of Company Organization
On May 2, 2013, the Director approved a new organizational structure for EnergySolutions' Clive facility which was determined to be satisfactory and adequate to provide sufficient oversight and expertise for meeting occupational and public safety requirements. The organizational changes requested are minor, administrative
in nature, and do not include monitoring, sampling, or health and safety issues. Get more details. (Posted: 05/03/13)
- Indirect Transfer of Control
On January 21, 2013, EnergySolutions submitted two letters to the DRC requesting consent to the Indirect Transfer of Control regarding Radioactive Material Licenses UT2300249 and UT2300478 and the Ground Water Quality Discharge Permit UGW450005. On April 16, 2013, the Director provided a letter to the Licensee indicating consent of the Indirect Transfer of Control. Additional information and the documents associated with this request are provided at the EnergySolutions Web page.
- License Renewal Application
The Division of Radiation Control (DRC) will be conducting a briefing regarding EnergySolution's 11e.(2) License Renewal Application. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at 2 PM in the DEQ Main Board Room, 195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, Utah. The briefing is to EnergySolutions (Licensee) and will present information regarding the DRC's review of the 11e.(2) Byproduct License Renewal Application. An invitation is being extended to the public to hear the presentation and become educated on the topic. Round 1 Interrogatories | PowerPoint Presentation
Stipulation and Consent Order
The Director of the Utah Division of Radiation Control has issued Stipulation and Consent Order, Docket Number UGW12-04 (SCO), regarding approval of the May 7, 2012 Corrective Action Plan for Nitrate (Groundwater Plume) at the White Mesa Uranium Mill located near Blanding, Utah, to Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc. This approval is subject to conditions, stipulated penalties and timelines outlined in the SCO. The SCO and the Public Participation Summary responds to comments made during the public participation process.
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal License
On November 26, 2012, the Director of the Division of Radiation Control (DRC) approved the proposed amendments to the EnergySolutions (Licensee and Permittee) Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal License (RML UT 2300249) and Ground Water Quality Discharge Permit (No. UGW450005). The license amendments and permit modifications were part of a request submitted by EnergySolutions in May 2011 to combine the two existing low-level radioactive waste disposal embankments into a single disposal embankment. Notice of Agency Action | License Amendment: Radioactive Material License: License Number UT2300249 | Cover Letter | Ground Water Quality Discharge Permit: Permit Number UGW450005 | Public Participation Summary
- Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
- Byproduct Materials License
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Radiation Control is requesting public comment regarding a proposed License amendment to the 11e(2) Byproduct Materials License UT2300478. The public comment is regarding an initial decision by the Director of the Utah Division of Radiation Control to amend the EnergySolutions (Licensee) 11e(2) Byproduct material Disposal License (RML UT230048). A Public Notice and Statement of Basis provide more information about this draft License amendment. You can also view a Public Participation Summary and a signed copy of Amendment 8. (Posted: 02/08/13)