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USA relaunches used fuel management programme

December 1, 2021

“Hearing from and then working with communities interested in hosting one of these facilities is the best way to finally solve the nation’s spent nuclear fuel management issues,” said Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm.

The DOE issued a request for information on 1 December in the Federal Register, aimed at completing a draft siting process it has been working on since 2015. It encourages individuals and groups to provide input on a range of social matters related to the project. DOE noted it is especially keen to hear from groups that have not been adequately represented in the past.

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