Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Asset Retirement Obligation Disclosure [Abstract]  
9. M&EC


The Company has completed the closure and decommissioning activities of its M&EC facility in accordance with M&EC’s license and permit requirements.


At June 30, 2019, total accrued closure liabilities for our M&EC subsidiary totaled approximately $156,000 which are recorded as current liabilities. The Company recorded an additional $330,000 in closure costs and current closure liabilities during the first six months of 2019 due to finalization of closure requirements, of which approximately $165,000 was recorded in the second quarter of 2019. The following reflects changes to the closure liabilities for the M&EC facility from year end 2018:


Amounts in thousands      
Balance as of December 31, 2018   $ 1,142  
Adjustment to closure liability     330  
Spending     (1,316 )
Balance as of June 30, 2019   $ 156