Two Steps Forward on Nuclear Waste Storage

June 17, 2015, 06:00 am By Michael McMahon Tracing the U.S. government’s development path for a long-term used nuclear fuel storage solution looks more like a stumbling stagger than a focused beeline, but with just two steps, the country now has a clear line of sight to meaningful progress. The $27 billion stagger More than 15…

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AREVA Signs Up For Texas Storage Facility

AREVA signs up for Texas storage facility 21 May 2015  Researched and written by World Nuclear News AREVA Inc. is to take a lead role in designing, constructing and operating a proposed interim storage facility for used nuclear fuel in Texas, after signing an agreement to be Waste Control Specialist’s (WCS) exclusive primary subcontractor for the…

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AREVA and NAC Partner to Support WCS Used Fuel Consolidated Interim Storage Facility in Texas

AREVA and NAC Partner to Support WCS Used Fuel Consolidated Interim Storage Facility in Texas   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)…

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AREVA Named Exclusive Subcontractor For WCS Consolidated Interim Used Fuel Storage Facility

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), offer services to support the transportation of nuclear…

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WCS CEO Featured In May 2015 Nuclear News Magazine

The May 2015 edition of Nuclear News magazine features an interview with WCS CEO William Lindquist.  The reporter caught up with Lindquist after the February 9 announcement regarding the application for a license to store spent nuclear fuel. The interview, conducted in verbatim question and answer style, is an excellent summary of the proposal and…

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Our Nuclear Waste Program Needs Reform—Here’s Why

Our Nuclear Waste Program Needs Reform – Here’s How By Greg R. White, Commissioner, Michigan Public Service Commission – 05/14/15 09:50 AM EDT As the 114th Congress prepares to convene its first hearing Friday on the federal government’s management of spent nuclear fuel, there is reason for optimism that the stars could be aligning to fix this broken…

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