Nearly 6 million tons of tailings pile removed

Excavation is continuing on a cell for mill tailings being hauled from Moab, Utah, north to Crescent Junction. Officials hope to hit the 6 million ton mark next month, leaving 10 million tons still to be removed.



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Excavation is continuing on a cell for mill tailings being hauled from Moab, Utah, north to Crescent Junction. Officials hope to hit the 6 million ton mark next month, leaving 10 million tons still to be removed.

The cleanup of 16 million tons of uranium mill tailings on the Colorado River near Moab is approaching the 6-million-ton mark. Officials are pegging that milestone to occur about June 17,…




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