Two Hearings Focus on Crow Butte Resources Proposals
These pages were last updated November 5, 2010)

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality conducted two public hearings regarding issues relating to Crow Butte Resources. The first hearing was held Aug. 23, relating to a proposed aquifer exemption. The second hearing was held Sept. 23, regarding a proposed Class I injection well. For more information, click on the links below:

I. Proposal to Exempt a Portion of Chadron Aquifer

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality held a public hearing regarding a proposal to exempt a portion of the Chadron Aquifer north of Crawford. This portion of the aquifer is associated with a proposed expansion area for the Crow Butte Resources (CBR) uranium mining facility. The proposed exemption would prevent that designated area of the aquifer from being used as a drinking water source in the future.
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II. September 23 Hearing on Proposed Class I Injection Well
The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality also held a hearing regarding the proposal to issue permit NE0210825 to Crow Butte Resources, Inc. (CBR) for the construction and operation of a Class 1 UIC non-hazardous waste injection well
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