Holtec International’s subsidiaries completed the acquisition of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts from Entergy Corporation today.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved the transfer of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station operating license today from Entergy Corporation to Holtec International for decommissioning.
We thank the USNRC for their assiduous review and certification of the HI-STAR 100MB transport package (Docket # 71-9378) which, given its versatility and fungibility, is destined to become America’s workhorse for transporting used nuclear fuel. We expect this cask to be employed to transport used fuel of all different sizes and lengths from the nuclear plant sites around the country to our consolidated interim storage facility, HI-STORE CIS (under licensing) in southeastern New Mexico, or directly to a repository.(more…)