Holtec International Press Conference 04-06-2017

Press Releases

New Mexico Officials Visit Callaway Energy Center and Its Below-Ground Fuel Storage Facility / NRC Licensing Update for Holtec’s Proposed HI-STORE CISF

Holtec International’s efforts are nearing completion to obtain a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) license to operate the
HI-STORE consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) in southeastern New Mexico on land owned by the Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance (ELEA).

HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility

Holtec International and its partner, the Eddy-Lea Energy Alliance (ELEA), LLC, have launched the licensing of an autonomous consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) in southeastern New Mexico on land owned by ELEA, LLC. The facility, named HI-STORE CISF, will provide a significant step on the path to resolve the nation’s long standing used nuclear fuel […]

ASLB Denies Motions / DEIS Comment Period Concluded / USNIC Support / NEI Transportation Symposium

Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Denies Petitioners’ Motions, NRC Concludes Public Comment Period on Draft Environmental Impact Statement, U.S. Nuclear Industry Council Supports HI-STORE and NEI to Host a New Mexico Used Fuel Transportation Symposium.

NRC Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Holtec’s HI-STORE CISF

We are pleased to announce that the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) has issued a draft environmental impact statement for Holtec International’s proposed consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) called HI-STORE CISF in southeastern New Mexico.

HI-STORE CIS in Southeastern New Mexico Edges Closer to Regulatory Approval

In a letter dated February 28, 2018, the USNRC notified Holtec International of its affirmative acceptance review of the license application for the proposed consolidated interim storage facility called HI-STORE CIS.

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