NMA Uranium Recovery Workshop

NMA Uranium Recovery Workshop 2024


Materials from the National Mining Association’s Uranium Recovery Workshop held on June 10-11 2024 are available below:

Final Attendees List


June 10

9:15 a.m.          Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Update

Jane Marshall, Director, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs and Bill Von Till, Branch Chief, Uranium Recovery and Materials                                  Decommissioning Branch, NRC

10:15 a.m.        Can Government Policy Changes Lead to a Revived Domestic Uranium Industry?

      Peter Luthiger, COO, enCore Energy Corp.

11:00 a.m.        Updates from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Uranium Program

      Ashley Forbes, Deputy Director, Radioactive Materials Division, TCEQ

11:30 a.m.        Class I Underground Injection Control Permitting and Implications for Class III ISR Operations

                          Aaron Payne, Petrotek Corp.

1:45 p.m.          Starting or Restarting ISR Operations

     Ben Schiffer, WWC Engineering

2:15 p.m.          Environmental Protection Agency’s Integrated Risk Information System Uranium Protocol

     Oscar Paulson, UR-Energy

2:45 p.m.          Tools for Distinguishing Natural and Anthropogenic Sources of Contaminants

                Bryn Kimball, INTERA Inc.

3:45 p.m.          Regulation of Radioactive Materials in the United States

      Stephen Brown, SHB, Inc.

4:15 p.m.          Database Application for Tracking Radiological Exposures and Computing Doses at Uranium Recovery Facilities

     Randy Whicker, Environmental Restoration Group

June 11

9:00 a.m.         Update on the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) Uranium Recovery Program

                        Dr. AbduNaser Shhub, Senior Health Physicist, DEQ

9:30 a.m.         Communication with the Public: The Health Physics Society’s Ask the Experts Service

    Craig Little, Technical Editor, Health Physics Society

10:00 a.m.      Using Sulfur and Oxygen Isotopes to Evaluate Natural and Anthropogenic Sources

    Jesse McGunnigle, INTERA, Inc.

10:45 a.m.      Uranium Market Update – Urgent Need for Increased U.S. Production  

    Scott Melbye, Executive Vice President, Uranium Energy Corp.

11:15 a.m.        Preliminary Assessment of Long-Term Performance of Uranium Mill Tailings Disposal Cells

    Mark Kautsky, Office of Legacy Management, Department of Energy

11:45 a.m.        Best Practices in Management of Hazardous and Radioactive Waste

    Kurt Rhea, Chief Executive Officer, RAD PROS

Contact Us
If you have any questions about the 2024 Uranium Recovery Workshop, please contact the following individual:

Davis Gee
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Legal and Regulatory Department
National Mining Association
(202) 463-2608