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Institutional Controls: Grand Junction

Authors: 

John A. Pendergrass, Environmental Law Institute

Date Released: 

December 1999

This report discusses issues surrounding the use of uranium mill tailings in water lines sewer lines and construction sites, in Grand Junction Colorado. This study analyzes the impacts of institutional controls established in the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA) of 1978. It specifically looks at the statutory requirement of annotation of land records and the voluntary nature of the UMTRA programs.

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