Special Committee on Nuclear Power Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
265 SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NUCLEAR ENERGY 2008 Annual Report1 I. LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS A. Update on Uranium Recovery In 2008, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued its draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) for Uranium Mining Facilities in anticipation of numerous requests for licensed in situ leaching facilities. After some hiccups in the comment process, the NRC anticipates that a final GEIS will be issued sometime in early 2009.2 In Colorado, the Colorado Uranium Mining...