Active Uranium or Thorium Processing Site Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 765.3 [Title 10 Energy; Chapter III Department of Energy; Part 765 Reimbursement for Costs of Remedial Action at Active Uranium and Thorium Processing Sites; Subpart A -- General], active uranium or thorium processing site or active processing site means:

“(1) any uranium or thorium processing site, including the mill, containing byproduct material for which a license, issued either by NRC or by an Agreement State, for the production at a site of any uranium or thorium derived from ore --

(i) was in effect on January 1, 1978;

(ii) was issued or renewed after January 1, 1978; or

(iii) for which an application for renewal or issuance was pending on, or after January 1, 1978; and

(2) any other real property or improvement on such real property that is determined by the Secretary or by an Agreement State to be:

(i) in the vicinity of such site; and

(ii) contaminated with residual byproduct material.”