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Friday
Sep272019

Oyster Creek Stakeholder Forum Leaves Locals with Even More Renewed Fears

Holtec International was awarded the license to Oyster Creek atomic reactor and ownership of its irradiated nuclear fuel by a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) rubber-stamp. Holtec has also proposed to transport the highly radioactive wastes to southeastern New Mexico, for so-called "consolidated interim storage" (CIS). NRC is poised to rubber-stamp that, too.
But as with the Oyster Creek license transfer, there is widespread resistance to the Holtec CIS Facility opening in NM.