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Hosting a Nuclear Facility: Mayors Discuss Role of Community Engagement

Engaging local stakeholders through transparent and open dialogue is pivotal for the success of nuclear projects. Engagement requires time, trust-building and adaptability as expectations evolve. In many places, communities that initially expressed scepticism or opposition have become advocates because of this engagement and better understanding of what it means to host a nuclear facility.


WCS Files License Application with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to Operate a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) for Used Nuclear Fuel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2016) – Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) submitted an application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a license to construct and operate a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) for used nuclear fuel. The filing comes after a year of pre-application meetings with NRC and maintains the timeline WCS outlined in February 2015.

The application is being led by WCS, along with its partners AREVA and NAC International, both global industry leaders in the transportation and storage of used nuclear fuel.


OCRWM Bulletin Summer 1995

<p>A newsletter from the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management</p>

<p>Highlights include...</p>

<p>Westinghouse begins designing multi-purpose canister</p>

<p>DOE accepts General Atomics-9 assembly transportation cask trailer</p>

<p>Final interpretation of nuclear waste acceptance issues published</p>


OCRWM Bulletin Winter 1995

<p>A newsletter from the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management</p>

<p>OCRWM Director Briefs US. Nuclear Regulatory Commission .</p>

<p>Notice of Inquiry: Technical Assistance and Training for Safe Transportation of Radioactive Waste</p>

<p>OCRWM Program Plan</p>

<p>Environmental Impact Statement Scoping for the Multi-Purpose&nbsp; Canister-Based System</p>

<p>Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board Update,</p>

<p>Nuclear Wasre Negotiator Update</p>


OCRWM Bulletin Spring 1995

<p>A newsletter from the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management</p>

<p>Highlights Include....</p>

<p>OCRWM FY 1996 Budget Presented to Congress</p>

<p>Public Responds to Waste Acceptance Issues</p>

<p>Transportation External Coordination Working Group Convenes in North Carolina</p>

<p>OCRWM Completes Draft Public Participation Plan</p>

<p>International Program Update</p>


OCRWM Bulletin Fall 1995

<p>A report from the US&nbsp; Deparement of Energy&#39;s Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management</p>

<p>Regulatory Drop Tests Planned for a Model Transportation Cask</p>

<p>Implementation Plan for the environmental Impact Statement for a Multi-Purpose Canister System for Management of Civilian and Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel Issued</p>

<p>Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (NWTRB) Update</p>

<p>The NWTRB</p>

<p>Dry Transfer System Design Under Way</p>