In the late 1990s, the Army Corps of Engineers, which is charged with the cleanup of FUSRAP sites, found radioactive waste five miles downstream from the airport storage site during a bridge renovation project.
It also sent a joint letter, along with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, to the Pentagon, asking the Army for "top priority funding" in order to speed up the cleanup of FUSRAP sites since "the potential exposure and movement of contaminated materials" was of "grave concern.
Louis District, told the Journal that the district had been allocated about $34 million for 2016 --almost a third of the $104 million allocated to the Army Corps for its entire FUSRAP program this fiscal year.
This was the first time in more than 15 years of the Corps' FUSRAP work in the region that radioactive contamination was confirmed in residential properties.
The region's Congressional delegation has said they believe the DOE did not include West Lake in FUSRAP
because the material was owned by a private company and not under the direct control of the department.
We are pleased to continue our work at the Linde FUSRAP site and to play a critical role in cleaning up these sites and returning them to a usable state," said Ronald W.
The FUSRAP program was established to identify, investigate, and clean up or control sites previously used by the U.
The Corps, which has been charged with the task of reducing the cost of the clean up of these FUSRAP sites, awarded a contract to the Company to recycle these materials from the Buffalo site and recover uranium before disposing of the resulting byproduct in the Mill's tailings cells.
In addition to the pursuit of FUSRAP alternate feeds, the Company continues to develop other commercial sources of uranium-bearing materials to process through the Mill and is developing a potential backlog of future business.
As noted above, the Mill will be completing the processing of the FUSRAP materials and initiating the processing of the next alternate feed run during the second fiscal quarter.
In other cases, such as FUSRAP materials, the generators of these alternate feed materials are willing to pay a recycling fee to IUC to process these materials to recover uranium and then dispose of the remaining byproduct.
The Ashland 2 materials, like most FUSRAP materials, are generally lower in uranium concentration than the alternate feeds previously processed at the Mill.