Holtec Refused to Make Costs Available to US Gov; Continues to Suck Taxpayer Money; Wants To Bury High Level Nuclear Waste In New Mexico


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Holtec’s refusal to share information with the US government is one big reason it is alarming to have them dealing in nuclear waste. Deadline today to register for teleconference re burial of high level nuclear waste (including spent Mox fuel) in New Mexico by Holtec. Privately owned Holtec’s plan would involve cross country transport and burial of first 500 and then ultimately 10,000 high level nuclear waste cans (Chernobyls in a can). Read more here: https://adamswebsearch2.nrc.gov/webSearch2/view?AccessionNumber=ML18107A144
Written Comment deadline end of May: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/03/19/2018-05438/holtec-internationals-hi-store-consolidated-interim-storage-facility-for-interim-storage-of-spent

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As US attorneys noted:
Holtec should not be able to use a highly regulated and publicly funded industry to make profits, but to refuse to provide information about the cask business when the information it possesses about cask costs are an integral part of the damages claimed by the plaintiff in this case. When faced with damages of the magnitude of those being claimed by ComEd, it is imperative that we determine the reasonableness of these claims against the Federal Treasury.” “COMMONWEALTH EDISON COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. No. 98-621C Judge Hewitt UNITED STATES, Defendant, Case 1:98-cv-00621-ECH , Document 288 , Filed 03/12/2004“, Page 6 of 9 http://www.plainsite.org/dockets/download.html?id=14565388&z=24a65e24

What is Holtec hiding? Cheap costs with huge profits?
Holtec casks Diablo Dec. 26 2005 or 2006
Holtec Spent Fuel Canisters-Casks at Diablo Canyon
Each US Nuclear power station will require around 4 spent fuel canisters-casks per year. Holtec sells them for around $1 million each, sometimes more…

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