New tailings subcommittee to help determine future uses for former Atlas mill site property
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Grand County’s Moab Tailings Project Steering Committee (MTPSC) is seeking at-large committee members for a new “Site Futures Committee” that will begin exploring future options for former Atlas Uranium mill site located about four miles north of Moab.

The committee will work on “developing recommendations regarding future uses of the Moab UMTRA Project sites through a public planning process,” according to a news release from Lee Shenton, Grand County UMTRA liaison.

The new committee will be a seven-member subcommittee of MTPSC that includes one stakeholder each from Grand County, Moab city, the National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management, and three at-large members from the Moab community, Shenton said. The MTPSC is seeking persons interested in serving as at-large members of the SFC.

Those is interested in serving on the committee should contact Shenton at 435-259-1795, Tuesday and Thursday, or at his office at the mill site, 435-719-2911, on Wednesdays.

The MTPSC hopes to select the at-large members at its Jan. 8 meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Grand County Council chambers.

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