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The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Board) will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, and Thursday, May 13, 2020, beginning at noon (Eastern Daylight Time) each day, to review information on the U.S. Department of Energy’s activities to evaluate advanced nuclear fuels including accident tolerant fuels for light water reactors and the impact of these fuels on spent nuclear fuel management and disposal.
The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Board) will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, and Thursday, May 13, 2021, to review information on the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) activities to evaluate advanced nuclear fuels including accident tolerant fuels for light water reactors and the impact of these fuels on spent nuclear fuel management and disposal.
The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will hold a virtual public meeting on Monday, July 27, 2020, and Tuesday, July 28, 2020, to review information on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) research and development (R&D) activities related to disposal in a geologic repository of commercial spent nuclear fuel (SNF) in dual-purpose canisters (DPCs), which are designed for storage and transportation but not for disposal.
On September 23, 2019, the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board released a Report to Congress and the Secretary of Energy on Preparing For Nuclear Waste Transportation. The report is a product of a multi-year effort, during which the Board reviewed the Department of Energy’s activities related to the eventual transportation of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
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