Pre-Application Meeting Update

We think our Tuesday meeting with staff at the NRC went very well.  The public and interested organizations participated and had good questions about our approach to our license application.  I appreciate the work our AREVA, NAC and WCS staff put into the preparation for the meeting and their continued work on the application. Likewise,…

NRC Next Week

For my son John — like teenagers everywhere — June is the sweetest of months. He’s finally free of all school-related responsibilities; he can sleep late and then look forward to a full day of doing nothing.  Granted, he’s supposed to be doing things, but as I said earlier, he is a teenager. As for…

What’s In A Name?

It occurred to me that there are a lot of names for the same items and that may be causing some confusion about the nomenclature for the facility we are seeking to license.  At our Feb. 9 announcement in D.C. we used the term Independen Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) and pronounced the acronym “is-fis-ee”.…

The Team Is Taking Shape

Last week there were some exciting new developments for our Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) project. We finalized our agreement with AREVA to fully integrate them into our effort to license, construct and operate a CISF for spent nuclear fuel. We’ve been working with AREVA for a long time on the pre-application process for the…

I’ll Bet You A Hamburger

You may have heard that another company has announced they will try to license a storage facility across the border from our site. We think the support they received from their local community is indicative of the support of the general population in the entire region. I still believe our site is superior and that…