DISTRICT COURT PROHIBITS PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF WASTE CONTROL SPECIALISTS BY ENERGYSOLUTIONS

On June 21, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware issued a Judgment and Order in a civil antitrust lawsuit seeking to block the proposed $367 million acquisition of Waste Control Specialists LLC by EnergySolutions. The United States of America is the plaintiff in the case.  The listed defendants include EnergySolutions,…

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WCS PLACES SPENT FUEL APPLICATION ON HOLD

By letter dated mid-April 2017, Waste Control Specialists (WCS) asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to temporarily suspend the agency’s review of its application to construct and operate a spent nuclear fuel Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF) in Andrews County, Texas. WSC “is faced with a magnitude of financial burdens that currently make pursuit…

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LLW Forum Sponsors Panel for Waste Management 2017 Conference

The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. (LLW Forum) has organized Panel 19 for the Waste Management 2017 Conference titled, Hot Topics and Emerging Issues in US Commercial Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, that will be held in Room 104AB from 1:25 – 3:05 p.m. on Monday afternoon—March 6, 2017. Later the same afternoon, the Southeast Compact…

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NRC to Consider Reevaluation of Category 3 Source Accountability

On October 18, 2016, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a Staff Requirements Memorandum (SRM) regarding a proposed agency staff re-evaluation of Category 3 source accountability. The SRM was issued in response to a July 29, 2016 memo from NRC Commissioner Baran proposing that NRC staff revisit the question of whether and how to…

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