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Dawn Mining :: Washington State Department of Health

The Waste Management Section regulates the Dawn Mining Company uranium millsite through delegated authority from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. From the mid-50s to the early 80s, Dawn Mining Company milled uranium at the Ford site. Most of the uranium ore processed at the site came from the Midnite Mine located on the Spokane Tribe of ...

Dawn Mining Company - Financial Surety.

Re: Dawn Mining Company -Financial Surety Dear Ms. Lopez: The amount of the financial surety for the closure of Dawn Mining Company's Uranium Millsite in Ford, Washington has been the subject of ongoing discussions between the Department of Health (DOH) and Dawn Mining. As you are aware,

Decommissioning of Midnite Mine and Ford Uranium Mill and ...

About Dawn Mining Company / Newmont / Midnite Mine Dawn Mining Company operated their 820 acre millsite in Ford, Washington from 1956 until 1981. The mill shut down in 1982 from loss of its uranium source at Midnite Mine due to litigation by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Spokane Indian Tribe. DMC ...

Women who fought mining waste on reservation dies at 65

Jan 04, 2021  That was only the beginning of what would become a 25-year campaign to hold government officials and Dawn Mining accountable for dealing with the company’s waste. Dawn Mining processed some 58 million cubic feet of ore and produced 13 million pounds of “yellowcake,” a concentrated form of uranium that can be enriched and used in nuclear ...

Midnite Mine :: Washington State Department of Health

The Midnite Mine is a uranium mine located on the Spokane Tribe of Indians Reservation and is 25 miles from Dawn's uranium millsite at Ford, Washington. Dawn Mining Company (DMC) began mining uranium ore at the Midnite Mine in the 1950's. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was the lead agency responsible for the reclamation (restoration of the ...

Dawn Mining Company Millsite Soil Characterization

Dawn Mining Company Millsite Soil Characterization. M. Vidyasagar; J.A. Johnson; H.R. Meyer; and C.A. Little (MFG, Inc.). Dawn Mining Company (DMC) operated a mill near Ford, Washington to process uranium ore from the nearby Midnite Mine from 1957 to 1965 and from 1969 through 1982.

Women who fought mining waste on reservation dies at 65

Jan 04, 2021  That was only the beginning of what would become a 25-year campaign to hold government officials and Dawn Mining accountable for dealing with the company’s waste. Dawn Mining processed some 58 million cubic feet of ore and produced 13 million pounds of “yellowcake,” a concentrated form of uranium that can be enriched and used in nuclear ...

Dawn Mining Company Millsite Soil Characterization

Dawn Mining Company Millsite Soil Characterization. M. Vidyasagar; J.A. Johnson; H.R. Meyer; and C.A. Little (MFG, Inc.). Dawn Mining Company (DMC) operated a mill near Ford, Washington to process uranium ore from the nearby Midnite Mine from 1957 to 1965 and from 1969 through 1982.

STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Dawn Mining Company (DMC) submitted an application for a radioactive materials license amendment on November 20, 2008, for their Ford, Washington uranium millsite. The license amendment request is to extend the authorization of Midnite Mine water treatment plant sludge

137 F3d 1426 Waste Action Project v. Dawn Mining Corp ...

Dawn Mining Corporation (Dawn) began milling uranium at the Ford, Washington, site at issue in 1957. Until 1965, Dawn operated the site pursuant to a Source Material License granted by the Atomic Energy Commission. In 1969, Dawn resumed uranium processing under a Radioactive Materials License issued by the State of Washington.

Deb Abrahamson, powerful advocate for environmental ...

Jan 03, 2021  When Dawn Mining asked for less-stringent cleanup standards at the Dawn mill site in 2019, Abrahamson pushed back, and the Environmental Protection Agency rejected the company

Dawn Mining Gets License To Import Uranium Tailings ...

Mar 01, 1995  Dawn Mining Co. got a license Tuesday to import radioactive uranium mill tailings to pay for cleaning up its abandoned uranium mill in Ford. The license allows Dawn to

Radioactive Remains The forgotten story of the Northwest ...

Feb 24, 2008  Dawn Mining’s Nelson says he’s gotten calls from several people interested in getting at the remaining uranium at the Midnite Mine site. The company estimates that as much as 7

Company starts cleanup at old mill site The Spokesman-Review

Sep 06, 2005  FORD, Wash. – Cleanup of contaminated soil began this summer at the site of Dawn Mining Co.'s old uranium mill – a relic from Eastern Washington's role in

Homestake Mining Company ofCalifomia Grants, New

Licensed Uranium Millsite Decommissioning, Stevens County, WA (Current): Currently serves as RSO for the Dawn Mining Company Uranium Millsite near Ford, WA and is closely involved on ongoing decommissioning activities for site closure and license termination. Previously managed radiological support programs for soil cleanup, including GPS-based ...

Public Participation Summary Dawn Mining Alternate Feed ...

Dawn Mining Alternate Feed Amendment Request Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc. (Energy Fuels) (Utah Radioactive Material License UT1900479) White Mesa Uranium Mill San Juan County, Utah July 10, 2014 A. INTRODUCTION The White Mesa Mill is licensed by the Utah Division of

Case Summary: Cleanup Agreement Reached at Former Uranium ...

Sep 30, 2011  Under leases signed by DOI and the Dawn Mining Company, the 350-acre site operated as an open-pit uranium mine between the years 1955-1965 and again from 1968-1981. As a result of the widespread mining activity, the site contains two open pits partially filled with water, four pits completely filled with waste rock, at least seven stockpiles of ...

Company seeks looser cleanup standards at uranium ...

Mar 04, 2020  Dawn Mining Co. is asking the state of Washington to relax substantially the clean-up standards for groundwater at its long-shuttered uranium-processing mill

Home :: Washington State Department of Health

Dawn Mining Company Uranium Millsite ADDENDUM TO EXISTING ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS March 2019 Washington State Department of Health Office of Radiation Protection This document is an addendum to the following existing environmental documents: , DMC Millsite: o o o o o o o O 1991 Final Environmental Impact Statement, Closure of the Dawn Mining

SIX MINES, SIX MISHAPS - Save Our Sky Blue Waters

The operating company, Dawn Mining Company, also owns the nearby uranium millsite facility, which is located on the border of the Spokane Indian Reservation. It is situated next to a tributary of the Columbia River and directly underneath the site is the Walker’s Prairie Aquifer.

Women who fought mining waste on reservation dies at 65

Jan 04, 2021  That was only the beginning of what would become a 25-year campaign to hold government officials and Dawn Mining accountable for dealing with the company’s waste. Dawn Mining processed some 58 million cubic feet of ore and produced 13 million pounds of “yellowcake,” a concentrated form of uranium that can be enriched and used in nuclear ...

Case Summary: Cleanup Agreement Reached at Former Uranium ...

Sep 30, 2011  Under leases signed by DOI and the Dawn Mining Company, the 350-acre site operated as an open-pit uranium mine between the years 1955-1965 and again from 1968-1981. As a result of the widespread mining activity, the site contains two open pits partially filled with water, four pits completely filled with waste rock, at least seven stockpiles of ...

Deb Abrahamson, powerful advocate for environmental ...

Jan 03, 2021  When Dawn Mining asked for less-stringent cleanup standards at the Dawn mill site in 2019, Abrahamson pushed back, and the Environmental Protection Agency rejected the company

137 F3d 1426 Waste Action Project v. Dawn Mining Corp ...

Dawn Mining Corporation (Dawn) began milling uranium at the Ford, Washington, site at issue in 1957. Until 1965, Dawn operated the site pursuant to a Source Material License granted by the Atomic Energy Commission. In 1969, Dawn resumed uranium processing under a Radioactive Materials License issued by the State of Washington.

Dawn Mining Corporation: Midnite Mine Alternate Feed ...

White Mesa Uranium Mill—RML UT1900479 April 27, 2011 (06/14/13)—Request to Amend Radioactive Materials License to Allow Processing of Alternate Feed Materials from Dawn Mining Company’s Midnite Mine Water Treatment Plant (“WTP”) Response to January 22, 2013 and January 23, 2013 Utah Division of Radiation Control Requests for Information.

Company starts cleanup at old mill site The Spokesman-Review

Sep 06, 2005  FORD, Wash. – Cleanup of contaminated soil began this summer at the site of Dawn Mining Co.'s old uranium mill – a relic from Eastern Washington's role in

WASTE ACTION PROJECT v. DAWN MINING CORP FindLaw

Dawn Mining Corporation (Dawn) began milling uranium at the Ford, Washington, site at issue in 1957. Until 1965, Dawn operated the site pursuant to a Source Material License granted by the Atomic Energy Commission. In 1969, Dawn resumed uranium processing under a Radioactive Materials License issued by the State of Washington.

COMPANIES begin planning $7M POW uranium mine cleanup ...

The two companies, Dawn Mining Company LLC and Newmont USA Ltd., were the last to do business at the Cold War-era Ross-Adams mine, located about 38 miles southwest of downtown Ketchikan. They ended operations at the site in 1971, leaving behind equipment, irradiated minerals and open mineshafts releasing radioactive gas.

SIX MINES, SIX MISHAPS - Save Our Sky Blue Waters

The operating company, Dawn Mining Company, also owns the nearby uranium millsite facility, which is located on the border of the Spokane Indian Reservation. It is situated next to a tributary of the Columbia River and directly underneath the site is the Walker’s Prairie Aquifer.

Public Participation Summary Dawn Mining Alternate Feed ...

Dawn Mining Alternate Feed Amendment Request Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc. (Energy Fuels) (Utah Radioactive Material License UT1900479) White Mesa Uranium Mill San Juan County, Utah July 10, 2014 A. INTRODUCTION The White Mesa Mill is licensed by the Utah Division of

Monitoring uranium mine pollution on Native American lands ...

Mar 01, 2021  The resulting radioactive sludge is then hauled to the Dawn Mill site for processing and disposal. The Dawn Mill is the Dawn Mining Company's mill site located adjacent to the reservation border ~20 km east of the Midnite Mine . During mining operations, ore was hauled in open bed trucks across the reservation to the Dawn Mill for processing.

The Center for Land Use Interpretation

The Dawn Mining Company operated the last active uranium mill in the state near the town of Ford in eastern Washington, until its closure in 1982. The mill once produced around 50,000 pounds per year of material which was further refined into fuel for commercial nuclear power plants. The source was...

Spokane Indian Reservation - Wikimapia

The Spokane (or Spokan) are a Native American people in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Washington. The Spokane Indian Reservation is located in eastern Washington, almost entirely in Stevens County, but includes two very small parcels of land (totaling 1.52 acres) and part of the Spokane River in northeastern Lincoln County. The city of Spokane, Washington takes its name, which ...

Women who fought mining waste on reservation dies at 65 ...

Jan 04, 2021  Dawn Mining processed some 58 million cubic feet of ore and produced 13 million pounds of “yellowcake,” a concentrated form of uranium

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