40 CFR 147.3011 - Plugging and abandonment of Class III wells.

§ 147.3011 Plugging and abandonment of Class III wells.
To meet the requirements of § 146.10(d) of this chapter, owners and operators of Class III uranium projects underlying or in aquifers containing up to 5,000 mg/l TDS which have been exempted under § 146.4 of this chapter shall:
(a) Include in the required plugging and abandonment plan a plan for aquifer clean-up and monitoring which demonstrates adequate protection of surrounding USDWs.
(1) The Director shall include in each such permit for a Class III uranium project the concentrations of contaminants to which aquifers must be cleaned up in order to protect surrounding USDWs.
(2) The concentrations will be set as close as is feasible to the original conditions.
(b) When requesting permission to plug a well, owners and operators shall submit for the Director's approval a schedule for the proposed aquifer cleanup, in addition to the information required by § 146.34(c).
(c) Cleanup and monitoring shall be continued until the owner or operator certifies that no constituent listed in the permit exceeds the concentrations required by the permit, and the Director notifies the permittee in writing that cleanup activity may be terminated.

Title 40 published on 2013-07-01

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Title 40 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR 147 after this date.

  • 2013-08-09; vol. 78 # 154 - Friday, August 9, 2013
    1. 78 FR 48639 - North Dakota Underground Injection Control Program Revision Application
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      Notice of public comment period and opportunity to request a public hearing.
      Comments will be accepted until September 9, 2013. Any member of the public can request a public hearing on this matter. A public hearing will only be held if requests indicate there is significant public interest. Request for a public hearing will be accepted until September 9, 2013. Requests for a public hearing may be mailed to: Craig Boomgaard EPA Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, MSC 8P-W-UIC, Denver, Colorado, 80202. For additional information regarding the public hearing, please contact Craig Boomgaard (303) 312-6794 or boomgaard.craig@epa.gov.
      40 CFR Part 147