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“WCS’ attention to testing, safety, economy and the storage and disposal techniques is very impressive.”

-WCS Tour Attendee

NRC preliminarily recommends license

Draft EIS is created for spent fuel storage application at WCS site in Andrews County By Sam Kaufman May 10, 2020 – Andrews County News A federal agency reviewing an application for spent fuel storage at Waste Control Specialists’ site provided a preliminary recommendation this week to issue the license and issued a draft environmental impact statement for public review and comment. Interim Storage Partners, a joint venture between WCS [...]

May 10th, 2020|

Several payments for projects that receive WCS funds are approved

By Sam Kaufman March 26, 2020 – Andrews County News At its past two Tuesday meetings, the commissioners court approved payments for several projects being funded by Waste Control Specialists’ tax money that goes to the county. On Tuesday, the court approved payments from the Legacy Fund to the school district for work on the new Andrews Food Pantry facility on school owned property in southwest Andrews across from Underwood [...]

March 26th, 2020|

WCS’ first quarter payment is solid

By Sam Kaufman February 5, 2020 – Andrews County News The county began the fiscal year on a high note concerning its quarterly check received from a five percent surcharge on Waste Control Specialists’ gross receipts from its lowlevel Compact Landfill. WCS’ first quarter check—received by the county at the end of December—was for nearly $431,000. Historically speaking, the county has now received over $12.6 million from WCS through payments [...]

February 5th, 2020|
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NRC accepts license application for used nuclear fuel consolidated interim storage facility in West Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2018 Safety, security and environmental reviews of Interim Storage Partners’ application expected to be completed in August 2020 Andrews, Texas – Interim Storage Partners received confirmation from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that ISP’s revised license application for a consolidated interim storage facility provides sufficient information for the NRC to resume its detailed review for approval. ISP, a joint venture of Orano USA and Waste Control Specialists, [...]

August 27th, 2018|
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