UPDATE - SFS Provides Federal Government with Input on Consent-Based Siting for Offsite Storage

March 4, 2022 – Following the U.S. Department of Energy's first steps toward consent-based siting for consolidated interim storage, Action for Spent Fuel Solutions Now today submitted input on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Request for Information (RFI) on Using a Consent-Based Siting Process to Identify Federal Interim Storage Facilities. Pursuing consent from potential host communities up front is an international best practice and likely the most reliable approach to establishing offsite facilities to accept the nation’s spent fuel. We appreciate the DOE’s renewed action to develop solutions and provide for the removal of spent fuel from our coastline.

Read our response to the DOE’s Request for Information