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Monthly archive October, 2023

NuScal Problems!

https://www.devx.com/news/inside-nuscales-alleged-phony-reactor-deal/ “The attorneys investigating the matter are expected to conduct a thorough examination of the company’s business practices, and if the accusations are proven true, NuScale could face legal consequences and further…”. NuScal was one of the first companies to promote Small Nuclear Reactors.  They are now blathering loudly about how this report is all...

Organization Sign letter against Price-Anderson Act renewal by Nov 17 noon

Dear Colleagues Please sign your organization on by Nov 17th 2023 to this letter to get the PRICE ANDERSON ACT renewal out of the National Defense Authorization Act Link to letter   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Al28ElUTEM0equM_QG67XBTWNP2H-m887pL35kOs4kw/edit?usp=sharing Link to the sign-on page Sign -Price Anderson/ S.1111 out of NDAA (google.com) The Price Anderson Act (limited liability and exemption for liability for nuclear power...

Agenda planning for Harckham/Levenberg Meeting / NRC’s Emergency Planning exemptions

Four exemptions voted on and approved by four Commissioners of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission:  Holtec got what it wanted. Comments of Commissioner Crowell on SECY-22-0102, “Request by Holtec Decommissioning International, LLC for Exemptions from Certain Emergency Planning Requirements for Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 1, 2, and 3” Since 1987, NRC has issued exemptions from...

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Transfers Spent Fuel to Dry Cask Storage

The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, New York, has completed the transfer of all spent nuclear fuel to dry cask storage, marking a significant step towards the decommissioning of the plant. The move was mandated by the New York State Department of Public Service and Indian Point Closure Task Force, who wanted to...

Indian Point spent fuel move to secure dry cask storage

BUCHANAN – Holtec, the company that owns the decommissioned Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, has transferred all 3,998 spend nuclear fuel assemblies to dry cask storage. The announcement was made in a news release from the State Department of Public Service and Tom Congdon, chairman of the Closure Task Force. Congdon is executive...