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Holtec Nuclear Waste Storage Proposal

Holtec Nuclear Waste Storage Proposal
Holtec International has a controversial plan to store up to 100,000 tons of the nation’s most dangerous nuclear-reactor waste, for as long as 120 years, at a site between Hobbs and Carlsbad. More than 10,000 rail cars of high-level radioactive waste will be dumped on New Mexico if this project is approved. Opponents are concerned about the health, safety, transportation, financial, and environmental-justice aspects of storing high-level radioactive waste that would impact thousands of generations to come ...
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Residents across state speak out about proposed high-level nuclear dump in SE New Mexico

Residents across state speak out about proposed high-level nuclear dump in SE New Mexico
“Our land is not their pay toilet” By John Buchser, Chapter Water chair Thanks to citizen lobbying at the Roundhouse, 30 legislators signed on to letters objecting to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s inadequate public-comment period on a proposed dump for high-level nuclear fuel rods between Carlsbad and Hobbs. The commission said the Legislature could comment on the full environmental-impact statement after it is released in a year or so. That makes it even more important for the public to comment during ...
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Citizens speak about risks of proposed nuclear dump in New Mexico

Citizens speak about risks of proposed nuclear dump in New Mexico
Holtec International has a controversial plan to store up to 100,000 tons of the nation’s most dangerous nuclear-reactor waste, for as long as 120 years, at a site between Hobbs and Carlsbad. Public hearings will be held at four locations in SE New Mexico and comments are also being accepted ...
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Advisory: Residents kick off tour alerting New Mexicans of dangers of radioactive-waste dump

Advisory: Residents kick off tour alerting New Mexicans of dangers of radioactive-waste dump
10,000 train cars of nuclear waste to proposed Holtec site near Carlsbad and Hobbs — a train wreck waiting to happen For immediate release: April 9, 2018. Disponible para entrevistas en español Albuquerque, NM — On Tuesday in Albuquerque, community members will kick of a tour of the state with a mock radioactive waste canister to highlight the dangers of shipping and storing the nation’s most radioactive nuclear-reactor waste in New Mexico. Holtec International has a controversial plan to store up to ...
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NRC: store radioactive wastes in NM

NRC: store radioactive wastes in NM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday accepted Holtec International’s application to store up to 100,000 metric tons of spent fuel rods from the more than 100 U.S. commercial nuclear reactors at a site between Carlsbad and Hobbs ...
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