Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 459.320
Prerequisites to issuance of license.

Before a license for the processing or extraction of ores primarily for obtaining their content of source material and disposing of by-product material is issued, the Division of Public and Behavioral Health of the Department of Health and Human Services shall:


Hold a hearing.


Provide a written analysis of the effect of the activity on the environment which must include:


An assessment of the radiological and nonradiological effects on the public health;


An assessment of any effect on any waterway and groundwater;


A summary of any alternatives to the activity being considered; and


A summary of the long-term effect of the activity.

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