Uranium Recovery Surface Activities (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Texas

Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Uranium Recovery Surface Activities (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.tceq.texas.gov/permitting/radmat/uranium/uranium.html

Last Review 2014-09-15


This section of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforces and makes the rules and regulations for handling and recovering radioactive materials associated with in situ mining in Texas. The Commission regulates the licensing review process, public notice, and forms to be used by all persons or businesses who wish to handle, process, store radioactive waste, or recover source material in Texas. Included are regulations and guidelines for recovery, storage, processing, disposal of by-products, and inspections of facilities.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Charles Maguire
Department Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Division Radioactive Materials Division

Phone 512-239-5308

Website http://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/directory/waste-directory.html

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Admin. Code 30-1-336L

Authority 2: Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 401 —Radioactive Materials and Other Sources of Radiation