The license, once granted will require the Army to perform specific functions designed to protect public health and safety and the environment. These will include a radiation monitoring program and physical access control consistent with NRC's regulations for protecting the public against radiation.
Several issues and unanswered questions that were raised during the meeting include:
- Violation of the DLNR Lease by the Army.
- Leaching of DU into the surrounding water table.
- Impact of brush fires on the environment.
- Increased incidence of cancer in impacted areas.