Apr 05 2018

Do they really think we are just a dump?

New above ground nuclear waste storage proposed in New Mexico

Click here for Federal Register Notice regarding the newly proposed nuclear waste storage in Southeast New Mexico.

Everyone needs to submit comments!

We will have draft comments available soon.  Comment deadline is May 29, 2018

We need crowds at local meetings!

Local Meeting Dates:

  • Monday, April 30 – Open House in Roswell from 4 to 7
  • Tuesday, May 1 – Open House in Hobbs from 6-7; 7-10 scoping comments
  • Thursday, May 3 – Open House in Carlsbad from 6-7; 7-10 scoping  comments

As soon as we get locations, we will share them.

From the Federal Register:

Holtec International (Holtec). By this application, Holtec is requesting authorization to construct and operate a HI–STORE consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel at a site in Lea County, New Mexico (the proposed action). Holtec intends to initially store 500 canisters or 8680 metric tons of uranium in the CISF and eventually store up to 10,000 canisters in the CISF.