|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:47:00 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, GLOBAL: Nuclear waste shipments to Savannah River Site (SC) opposed|
Environmental group opposes nuclear waste shipments to SRS By Meg Mirshak Augusta Chronicle December 10, 2013An environmental group wants more transparency on potential shipments of high-level nuclear waste from Canada and Germany to Savannah River Site, saying the U.S. Department of Energy has not given enough information to taxpayers and advisory boards.
New materials being considered for disposal would be moved from the Juelich facility in Germany to SRS, where they would be processed at the South Carolina site’s H Canyon facilities, said Tom Clements, the southeastern nuclear campaign coordinator for Friends of the Earth.
No decision has been made on the German waste, said Maxcine Maxted, a used nuclear fuel program manager for the Department of Energy at SRS. The Savannah River National Laboratory at SRS has conducted research this year on the waste, and results will be considered when making a decision, Maxted said at a Tuesday meeting of the nuclear materials committee of the Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board.
... For the entire article, seehttp://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-10/environmental- group-opposes-nuclear-waste-shipments-srs
See alsohttp://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20131210/AIK0101/131219935/1004/ nuclear-materials-committee-shares-concerns-with-doe
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