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 May 2021, more than 82,000 tons of tailings and mill debris were shipped to Crescent Junction for disposal, for a total to date of more than 11.61 million tons shipped.

Along with 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 May, more than 1,700 tons of debris was shipped to the Crescent Junction disposal cell.

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