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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

DOE Solicits Spent Fuel Storage Demonstration Projects

DOE Solicits Spent Fuel Storage Demonstration Projects
The Department of Energy has offered a tentative sign that it may be interested in consolidated spent-fuel storage projects in the future.

The Augusta Chronicle noted that DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy posted a notice last week to identify potential private-sector resources for a large-scale spent-fuel-storage demonstration project. While no funding or formal program has been announced, the concept aligns with a proposal to consolidate spent fuel at regional storage facilities in the absence of a geologic repository in Nevada's Yucca Mountain. Read More>>>> http://nuclearstreet.com/nuclear_power_industry_news/b/nuclear_power_news/archive/2012/11/28/doe-solicits-spent-fuel-storage-demonstration-projects-112801.aspx

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