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.
Comment Deadline April 13th 11.59 PM US Eastern Time (i.e. all day on the 13th minus one minute).
ID: NRC-2015-0270-0002 “List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM 100 Cask System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1014, Amendment No. 10” https://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=NRC-2015-0270-0002
As has become a very routine habit for Holtec, as evidenced by “Amendment 10”, they are asking for more “exemptions” to their CoC (Certificate of Compliance) for their spent nuclear fuel casks, which were already of questionable quality. For instance, the inner cask which is the only part which protects from radioactive discharges into the environment is a mere 1/2 inch thick. They have thicker vented covers which appear to be concrete sandwiched between metal for the HI-STORM OVERPACK. The HI-TRAC TRANSFER CASK appears to be metal. Recently each Amendment has had one Revision and they seem to have multiple requests…
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