Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


9 Months Ended
Sep. 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 September 30, 2019, total accrued closure liabilities for our M&EC subsidiary totaled approximately $110,000 which are recorded as current liabilities. The Company recorded an additional $165,000 in closure costs and current closure liabilities in each of the first and second quarters of 2019 due to finalization of closure requirements. 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     (1,362 )
Balance as of September 30, 2019   $ 110