Site Operations and Maintenance U.S. Department of Energy

Staff are on site 7 days per week performing security and maintenance activities. Tailings excavation and conditioning operations run 4 days a week.

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. Some debris has been shipped in containers modified to carry this type of material.

The Moab Project ships two trains a week. During the month of November 2018, more than 38,000 tons of tailings were shipped to Crescent Junction for disposal, for a total to date of more than 9,385,000 tons shipped.

In the spring, the Project evaluates the snowpack in the Upper Colorado River Basin. This year's projections are for a below normal runoff such that no flooding of the Moab site is anticipated.

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