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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.
Mohamed E. Sawan
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 355-360
Neutronics and Shielding | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22890
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Three-dimensional neutronics and photonics analysis has been performed for the neutral beam injection system of TDF. Using tungsten shield in the 0.35 m space available between the corner of the central cell solenoid and the duct wall provides adequate protection for the magnet. The peak radiation damage and nuclear heating in the magnet are well below the specified design limits. Acceptable heat loads were obtained in the cryopanels and superconductive shield. The radiation dose absorbed in the MACOR insulator of the ion source implies that it will last approximately 2.8 full power years.