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NRC schedules webinars on Holtec’s proposed New Mexico storage site
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled four webinars in late August and early September to present its draft environmental findings and receive comments on Holtec International’s proposed consolidated spent nuclear fuel storage facility in New Mexico. Webinars were previously held on June 23 and July 9.
As published in the August 13 Federal Register, the public comment webinars will be held on August 20 from 6–9 p.m., August 25 from 2–5 p.m., August 26 from 6–9 p.m., and September 2 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. All times are Eastern. Information for the webinars is posted on the NRC’s Public Meetings webpage.
S.B. Nickerson, K. Penfold, R.F. Gerdingh, D.P. Dautovich
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 106-111
Tritium | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22852
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The first generation fusion reactors and the fusion experiments leading up to them will burn deuterium-tritium fuel. The presence of tritium will require monitoring for reasons of health and safety, and for process control. This paper presents the tritium monitoring requirements of fusion and gives a summary of the status of research. These requirements are similar to those of Ontario Hydro which, because of tritium in the moderator and heat transport water of their CANDU heavy water nuclear reactors, has gained much practical experience in the monitoring of tritium for health and safety reasons. This experience and Ontario Hydro's future tritium monitoring plans are discussed, followed by some tritium monitoring R&D suggestions.