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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

Interim Storage Partners submits renewed NRC license application for used nuclear fuel consolidated interim storage facility in West Texas

2018-06-11T12:41:26+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Press Release|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2018 Media Contact Thomas Graham 512-537-1414, ext. 701 media@crosswindpr.com Interim Storage Partners submits renewed NRC license application for used nuclear fuel consolidated interim storage facility in West Texas Revised content updates applicants’ information; confirms original proposal for interim storage of used nuclear fuel at new facility on existing site. Andrews,

WCS Spent Fuel Facility Restarts Effort for NRC License

2018-05-30T14:34:43+00:00 May 30th, 2018|News|

After putting its proposal on hold in April 2017 due to financial concerns, Waste Control Specialists (WCS) announced in late March 2018 that it will resume licensing work at the NRC for a consolidated interim storage facility (CSF) for spent fuel at a site near Andrews, TX. The firm also announced that it has formed a

Texas Consolidated Nuclear Waste Storage Facility to Be Revived

2018-05-30T14:43:17+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|

Waste Control Specialists (WCS) and Orano USA intend to revive licensing of a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) in Andrews County, Texas, where spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from reactors across the country can be stored until a permanent repository is developed. The companies said on March 13, 2018, they intend to form a joint venture

Orano and Waste Control Specialists Announce Planned Joint Venture to Resume Licensing Activities for Consolidated Interim Storage Facility

2018-05-30T14:21:30+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Press Release|

Washington, D.C., and Andrews, Texas – March 13, 2018 Orano USA and Waste Control Specialists, leaders in nuclear materials management, today announced their intent to form a joint venture to license a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for used nuclear fuel at the WCS site in Andrews County, Texas. The joint venture will request that

U.S. Consolidated Interim Storage Facility for Used Nuclear Fuel Reaches Regulatory Milestone

2018-05-30T14:20:35+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Press Release|

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 28, 2016 – With support from AREVA, Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) today submitted a license application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) in Andrews County, Texas. The proposed facility is designed to store used nuclear fuel and other waste generated at nuclear energy

AREVA AND NAC PARTNER TO SUPPORT WCS USED FUEL CONSOLIDATED INTERIM STORAGE FACILITY IN TEXAS

2018-05-30T14:20:55+00:00 May 21st, 2015|Press Release|

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 21, 2015 – AREVA Inc. and NAC International (NAC), two global leaders in used nuclear fuel storage, have signed an agreement to jointly support the licensing, design, construction and operation of the Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) project in Andrews County, Texas, led by Waste Control Specialists, LLC (WCS). The new agreement ensures

AREVA NAMED EXCLUSIVE SUBCONTRACTOR FOR WCS CONSOLIDATED INTERIM USED FUEL STORAGE FACILITY

2018-05-30T14:21:55+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Press Release|

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2014 – AREVA Inc. and Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) announced today that they have signed an agreement allowing AREVA to be the exclusive primary subcontractor for the design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of the proposed WCS Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) project, offer services to support the transportation of nuclear