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DOE resumes consent-based siting process for spent fuel storage
The Department of Energy has restarted its consent-based siting process for identifying sites to store the nation’s spent nuclear fuel. Yesterday, the DOE issued a request for information that “will be used to further develop DOE’s consent-based siting process and overall waste management strategy in an equitable way.”
J. Alwin, F. Brown (Los Alamos National Laboratory), J. Clarity (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), I. Duhamel, F. Fernex, L. Leal (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire), R. Little (Los Alamos National Laboratory), B. J. Marshall (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), M. Rising (Los Alamos National Laboratory), E. Saylor (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), K. Spencer (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Transactions | Volume 123 | Number 1 | November 2020 | Pages 780-783