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Nuclear fuel canisters all stored at decommissioned San Onofre nuclear station in California

Nuclear fuel canisters all stored at decommissioned San Onofre nuclear station in California,  A key late stage in the life of the retired San Onofre nuclear plant was completed this weekend, although the next move is uncertain.Crews safely stored the last of 73 spent nuclear fuel canisters in the Holtec dry storage system. Holtec International is contractor in the decommissioning efforts at San Onofre, which was closed by owner Southern California Edison in 2013 after some safety issues with its steam generators.

The latest milestone brings the spent fuel roads one step closer to relocation at an off-site facility. Currently, however, no such federally licensed facility exists…… https://www.power-eng.com/2020/08/10/nuclear-fuel-canister-all-stored-at-decommission-san-onofre-nuclear-station-in-california/

August 11, 2020 - Posted by | USA, wastes

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