NRC accepts license application for used nuclear fuel consolidated interim storage facility in West Texas

2018-08-28T11:58:49+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Press Release|

Safety, security and environmental reviews of Interim Storage Partners’ application expected to be completed in August 2020   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2018 Andrews, Texas – Interim Storage Partners received confirmation from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that ISP’s revised license application for a consolidated interim storage facility provides sufficient information for the NRC to

Scientists put a nuclear waste container through a demanding trip to see if the fuel would break

2018-08-23T10:46:19+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|News|

Originally published on The Verge. By Rachel Becker The transportation cask on a train | Photo: Sandia National Laboratories Researchers sent a nuclear waste container on a 14,500-mile odyssey by truck, barge, cargo ship, and train in an effort to understand how well radioactive fuel would stand up to travel. That’s important to find