NMA Uranium Recovery Workshop

NMA Virtual Uranium Recovery Workshop 2020

The National Mining Association’s (NMA) Uranium Recovery Workshop (URW) was held virtually on Tuesday, July 28 – Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Thank you to the workshop sponsors: ACZ Laboratories, Energy Laboratories, Ensero Solutions and Thompson & Pugsley, PLLC.

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The workshop presentations, where available, are below.


Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Sponsored by ACZ Laboratories

Uranium Recovery Program Update
Bo Pham, Deputy Directory, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery and Waste Program
William von Till, Branch Chief, Uranium Recovery and Materials Decommissioning Branch                                

In Situ Leach Uranium Recovery Rulemaking Recommendations
Christopher Pugsley, Partner, Thompson & Pugsley, PLLC

Status of the State of Wyoming’s Uranium Recovery Program
Ryan Schierman, Program Manager, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Radon, Exposures – Risks – Regulation, A Journey Through Time
Anthony Thompson, Partner, Thompson & Pugsley, PLLC
Douglas B. Chamber, Ph.D., Vice President, Senior Scientist Risk and Radioactivity, Director Technical Knowledge and Innovation, ARCADIS Canada Inc.

Issues for Agreement States
Stephen J. Cohen, PG, CSP, Practice Lead – Geology & Radiation, Ensero Solutions
Christopher Pugsley, Partner, Thompson & Pugsley, PLLC

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Sponsored by Energy Laboratories

Restoring America’s Leadership In Nuclear Energy
Paul Goranson, Chief Operating Officer, Energy Fuels Resources Inc.

Title II Panel Discussion
     –   Christopher Pugsley, Partner, Thompson & Pugsley, PLLC
     –   Ryan Schierman, Uranium Recovery Program Manager, Department of Environmental Quality, State of Wyoming
     –  Tashina Jasso, Environmental Scientist and Site Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy –                     Management
     –   William von Till, Branch Chief, Uranium Recovery and Materials Decommissioning Branch

The Current State and Future of the US Nuclear Industry
Nima Ashkeboussi, Sr. Director, Fuel and Radiation Safety Nuclear Energy Institute

Considerations of the Occurrence of Source and 11.e (2) Byproduct Materials that Should Be Below Regulatory Concern
Steven H. Brown, CHP, SHB Inc.

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

Katie Coon
Manager of Trade Shows, Meetings and Membership
National Mining Association
(202) 463-2632
kcoon@nma.org

James Scribner
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
National Mining Association
(202) 463-2617
jscribner@nma.org

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