Site Operations and Maintenance U.S. Department of Energy

Staff are on site seven days per week performing security and maintenance activities. Tailings excavation and conditioning operations run four days a week.

In January 2020, more than 74,000 tons of tailings were shipped to Crescent Junction for disposal, for a total to date of more than 10,300,000 tons shipped.

In addition to excavating and conditioning mill tailings, the Project has excavated and sorted a portion of the mill building debris that was buried in the southern end of the tailings pile. In 2019, more than 53,000 tons of debris was shipped to the Crescent Junction disposal cell.

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