Uranium Mining Solution Extraction

Regulated Activities

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) requires a mining permit for uranium mining including mining by the solution extraction (in-situ) method.

Statute: 82-4-201 et seq., MCA
Rule: ARM 17.24.907

The Environmental Protection Agency also has regulatory control of these operations under the Underground Injection Control Program.  Inquiries may be made at (406)441-1140.


Application Requirements

See Application Requirements under: Coal Section


Program/Responsibilities

See citations for application requirements under: Coal Section/Responsibilities

ARM 17.24.901


Permitting Procedures

See Permitting Procedures under: Coal Section/Responsibilities