Lawriter - OAC - 3701:1-44-01 Definitions.

3701:1-44-01 Definitions.

Terms defined in rule 3701:1-38-01 of the Administrative Code shall have the same meaning when used in this chapter except terms redefined within a given rule for use within that rule only, and additionally, as used in this chapter of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Act" means the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 919), including any amendments thereto.

(B) "Byproduct material," as used in this chapter, means the tailings or wastes produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content, including discrete surface wastes resulting from uranium solution extraction processes. Underground ore bodies depleted by such solution extraction operations do not constitute byproduct material within this definition. With the exception of "byproduct material" as defined in section 11e. of the act, other terms defined in section 11 of the act shall have the same meaning when used in the rules of this chapter.

(C) "Principal activities," as used in this part, means activities authorized by the license which are essential to achieving the purpose(s) for which the license was issued or amended. Storage during which no licensed material is accessed for use or disposal and activities incidental to decontamination or decommissioning are not principal activities.

(D) "Residual radioactive material" means:

(1) Waste (which the secretary of energy determines to be radioactive) in the form of tailings resulting from the processing of ores for the extraction of uranium and other valuable constituents of the ores; and

(2) Other waste (which the secretary of energy determines to be radioactive) at a processing site which relates to such processing, including any residual stock of unprocessed ores or low-grade materials. This term is used only with respect to materials at sites subject to remediation under title I of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, as amended.

(E) "Unrefined and unprocessed ore" means ore in its natural form prior to any processing, such as grinding, roasting or beneficiating, or refining. Processing does not include sieving or encapsulation of ore or preparation of samples for laboratory analysis.

(F) "Uranium milling" means any activity that results in the production of byproduct material as defined in this rule.

Effective: 12/10/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/24/2015 and 09/15/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 2/6/2006