Notice of Land Quality Division Advisory Board Meeting - March 21, 2024, 10:00 a.m. (MST)

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Public Notice: Land Quality Advisory Board Meeting - March 21, 2024, 10:00 a.m. (MST)

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Land Quality Division (LQD), will hold an Advisory Board (AB) Meeting beginning at 10:00 a.m., on Thursday, March 21, 2024. The meeting will be via video conference call. The major item of discussion will be an introduction and scoping of three draft chapters of new rules for the Source Material Program. House Bill 0061 was approved during the 2023 legislative session and granted authority for the DEQ to promulgate regulations to become an agreement state with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the regulation of source material. The following chapters will be presented to the AB for comment and discussion: 1) Chapter 4 – Licensing Requirements for Source Material; 2) Chapter 7 – Fees; and 3) Chapter 8 – Risk Informed, Performance Based Licensing and Inspection. In addition to the Source Material Program rules, the LQD will present a minor revision to Uranium Recovery Program (URP) Chapter 4 – Licensing Requirements for Source and Byproduct Material. The proposed revision to Chapter 4 was drafted to increase the license term from ten years to twenty years. The LQD will be seeking the AB’s recommendation to proceed to formal rulemaking for URP Chapter 4 at this meeting.
The draft rules may be downloaded at Comments on the proposed rules may be submitted through the electronic comment portal at or by mailing them to Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 W. 17th Street, Suite 10, Cheyenne, WY 82002. Comments must be received by the close of business on March 20, 2024. To participate in the meeting please contact Craig Hults at (307) 777-7066 or by e-mail at Dial-in information will be provided to those that request access to the conference call prior to March 21, 2024.

Check the LQD’s webpage for information regarding possible cancellation or delayed schedule of this meeting.

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