Document History of RD/GD-370, Management of Uranium Mine Waste Rock and Mill Tailings

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Published in March, 2012

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Regulatory document RD/GD 370, Management of Uranium Mine Waste Rock and Mill Tailings sets out the CNSC's requirements for the sound management of mine waste rock and mill tailings resulting from site preparation, construction, operation and decommissioning of new uranium mine or mill projects in Canada, to ensure the protection of the environment and the health and safety of people.

This regulatory document also provides guidance to applicants regarding CNSC's expectations for new mining projects throughout Canada on the management of waste rock and tailings generated by uranium mining and milling operations.

This regulatory document is based on the discussion paper DIS 10 01, Management of Uranium Mine Waste Rock and Mill Tailings that was posted for public consultation in 2010.

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Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P. O. Box 1046, Station B
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5S9

Telephone: 1-800-668-5284
Fax: 613-995-5086
Email: info@cnsc-ccsn.gc.ca