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Comment By Jul 30 2018, at 11:59 PM ET, ID: NRC-2018-0052-0058 on Holtec’s spent nuclear fuel facility in New Mexico: https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=NRC-2018-0052 Documents here: https://www.nrc.gov/waste/spent-fuel-storage/cis/hi/hi-app-docs.html Earlier post to give people an idea of what kind of company Holtec is.

Mining Awareness +

Forget North Korea, Holtec and its owner Kris Singh is the biggest nuclear menace. Holtec’s nuclear “spent fuel” canisters are already a flimsy 1/2 inch thick, for the sealed metal part which protects the public from radiation, even though they are huge, as seen in the picture. The concrete surrounding the inner 1/2 inch sealed canisters is vented, so that failure of the internal 1/2 inch canister exposes the public to high levels of radiation.

Nonetheless, Holtec continues to request safety-related exemptions. In particular, to not assure quality of the neutron aborber, metamic, which is supposed to prevent a criticality event.

Holtec is up to Amendment 9. The Certificate of Compliance (CoC) should not be amended at all. Amendment 8 was less than a year ago.

Holtec casks Diablo Dec. 26 2005 or 2006
Holtec Spent Fuel Casks

To further exacerbate the dangers, Holtec (Kris Singh) wants to pack broken fuel rods. [1] Holtec wishes to further evade…

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