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EPA Plans Response To Competing Views On Uranium Groundwater Rule

January 16, 2018
EPA plans to respond to both the head of the Senate environment committee and environmentalists over competing views on whether the agency should withdraw a draft groundwater protection rule for in-situ uranium mining and enter into an agreement with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to clarify limits on EPA's authority governing such standards. Environmentalists who have long fought for the rule are strongly opposing Sen. John Barrasso's (R-WY) request to EPA to abandon the rulemaking -- even as the agency...

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