|Last Updated:||June 1, 2004|
|Location:||Jazbec and Borst Creeks, Slovenia|
|Subordinate To:||Directorate for Nuclear Raw Materials|
|Size:||Approximately 200 kg of U308 tailings, solid, and liquid waste|
These locations have been the dumping sites for the waste and tailings resulting from years of operating the Zirovski Vrh mine. In 2001, the Slovenian Government reported that over 5,500 tons of poor quality uranium ore originating from the Zirovski mine was deposited at the Jazbec site.
Source: "Nuclear Facilities and the Fuel Cycle," Paper submitted to the NEA Committee for Technical and Economic Studies on Nuclear Energy Development and Fuel Cycle, NEA/NDC/(2002)16/ADD1, Government of Slovenia, 12-14 June 2002. p. 8.