Decontamination, Decommissioning, Reclamation, and Other Remedial Action Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 2296a-3 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 23. Development and Control of Atomic Energy; Atomic Energy Remedial Action and Uranium Revitalization; Remedial Action at Active Processing Sites], the term "decontamination, decommissioning, reclamation, and other remedial action" means “work performed prior to or subsequent to the date of the enactment of this Act [enacted October 24, 1992] which is necessary to comply with all applicable requirements of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7901 et seq.), or where appropriate, with requirements established by a State that is a party to a discontinuance agreement under section 274 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2021).”

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