Australian news, and some related international items

West Texas fight over nuclear waste storage – similar problem to South Australia’s Barndioota wastes plan

antnuke-relevantTRAIN-NUCLEARLitigation over the WCS plan remains possible from some critics. Meanwhile, Haddenstranded said other parts of the state would be vulnerable to rail lines carrying radioactive material.

The waste, which might come at first from decommissioned reactor sites, would be put in storage modules on concrete pads once at the interim site, according to the NRC.

WCS has said high-level waste might remain at its site for 40 to 100 years, while some critics say it would be there indefinitely.

In West Texas, spent fuel storage seeks a footholdEdward Klump, E&E News reporter Energywire: Friday, February 24, 2017 Waste Control Specialists LLC operates a facility licensed to dispose of low-level radioactive waste in Andrews County, Texas. The company is in the process of seeking a license for an interim storage facility for spent nuclear fuel. …….


February 24, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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