Tag Archives: Holtec

New Mexico’s nuclear rush via Search Light New Mexico

A massive nuclear waste site near Carlsbad is seemingly on a fast track. Can the company behind it be trusted? Sammy Feldblum and Tovah Strong This article was reported in collaboration with the Institute of American Indian Arts’ journalism program. … Continue reading

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NY AG files lawsuit to support complete removal of Indian Point nuclear power facility via ABC50 Now

by: Isabella ColelloPosted: Jan 22, 2021 / 04:24 PM EST / Updated: Jan 22, 2021 / 04:24 PM EST NEW YORK (WWTI) — A lawsuit was filed on Friday in regards to the complete dismantling of Indian Point. On behalf of New York State, New … Continue reading

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New nuclear plant could rise at site of former one in NJ via Associated Press

LACEY, N.J. (AP) – The company that’s in the process of mothballing one of the nation’s oldest nuclear power plants says it is interested in building a new next-generation nuclear reactor at the same site in New Jersey. Holtec International … Continue reading

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Emptying of Spent Fuel Pool Next Step at Shuttered Nuclear Plant via The Sand Paper.net

December 20, 2020 By Gina G. Scala […] The agreement comes after a strained relationship between the company and the township led to legal action. Since 1969, Lacey Township has been the host community to Oyster Creek, once the oldest … Continue reading

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#478 – San Onofre Beachfront Nuke Waste Dump: Edison Sneaks Deadly Rule Change thru Coastal Commission – Public Watchdogs’ Charles Langley & Nina Babiarz via Nuclear Hotseat

San Onofre Beachfront Nuclear Waste Dump – and owner Southern California Edison’s manipulations to abandon the Holtec thin-walled “tin can” canistersto High Tide on the beach.  Can you spot the problems?  HINT:  There are even more!  Listen Here: Audio Player00:0000:00Use … Continue reading

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Holtec Settles Legal Battle with Massachusetts Over $1B Nuclear Plant Cleanup via ENR

Massachusetts officials have dropped a lawsuit against Holtec International, now site owner and intended cleanup manager of the closed Pilgrim Nuclear Plant near Plymouth that allows the $1.13 billion-decontamination and decommissioning of the 670-MW site to move forward to be … Continue reading

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Nuclear waste: A hot business? via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Thomas Gaulkin It usually takes decades for defunct nuclear plants in the United States to be taken apart and cleaned up so the land can be developed for other purposes. Long after the main facilities are dismantled and their sites remediated, … Continue reading

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Fast cleanup of nuclear reactors may be risky but also rewarding via Fox 5

By Bob Salsberg, AP PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) – Companies specializing in the handling of radioactive material are buying retired U.S. nuclear reactors from utilities and promising to clean them up and demolish them in dramatically less time than usual — eight … Continue reading

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