DOE Seeks Interim Nuclear Waste Site By 2025

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 7:21 PM EST) -- The Obama administration unveiled plans Friday to set up a full-scale interim nuclear waste facility by 2025, a move that would help chip away at the billions of dollars in liabilities the government faces from its failure to collect spent fuel.

The U.S. Department of Energy report envisions developing a pilot interim storage site by 2021, followed by a larger interim facility capable of accepting as many as 20,000 tons of waste from the nation’s nuclear power plants. It aims to have a permanent geological repository...
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