|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:58:31 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION, DISPOSAL: "US to build $1.6B East Idaho facility for warships' nuclear waste"|
US to build $1.6B East Idaho facility for warships' nuclear waste By Shelbie Harris Idaho State Journal December 6, 2016 Site preparation on a new $1.65 billion Expended Core Facility that handles fuel waste from the nation’s fleet of nuclear-powered warships will begin in 2017, the Navy and U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday. Located at the Naval Reactors facility at the Idaho National Laboratory, the new facility will support the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program’s (NNPP) mission to provide the U.S. with safe, effective and affordable naval nuclear propulsion plants. “This action will provide the infrastructure necessary to support the naval nuclear reactor defueling and refueling schedules to meet the operational needs of the U.S. Navy,” the Department of Energy said in a statement. ... For the entire article, see http://www.idahostatejournal.com/news/local/us-to-build-b-east-idaho-facility-for-warships-nuclear/article_fad4f0b1-e29b-58ef-b884-39c1badc6c5e.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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