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Financial Assurance for In Situ Uranium Facilities

Financial assurance requirements and contact information pertaining to in situ uranium recovery sites.

Owners or operators are required to provide financial assurance for in situ uranium sites. This money is required for:

  • decommissioning, decontamination, demolition, and waste disposal for buildings, structures, foundations, equipment, and utilities;
  • surface reclamation of contaminated area including operating areas, roads, wellfields, and surface impoundments;
  • groundwater restoration in mining areas;
  • radiological surveying and environmental monitoring; and
  • long-term radiation and perpetual care account.

Rules regarding this financial assurance can be found in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Subchapter LExit the TCEQ , “Licensing of Source Material Recovery and By-Product Material Disposal Facilities.”

Questions about Uranium and NORM Licensing Program should be directed to our Radioactive Materials Division at 512-239-6466.

Financial Assurance provides information on which TCEQ programs require it, financial mechanism options and requirements.

If you have questions about financial assurance under this program, please contact Financial Assurance.