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Radiation Protection

2020 Memorandum of Understanding with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

In 2020, the EPA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for coordination and cooperation in the regulation of the in-situ recovery (ISR) process of uranium extraction. The MOU provides the EPA and the NRC with a framework for implementing their individual statutory responsibilities with respect to the regulation of ISR activities.

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