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Nuclear Waste

Texas company announces plans for first high-level nuclear storage site

Last week, Waste Control Specialists filed a letter of intent with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to submit a license application for the country's first interim storage site for high-level nuclear waste by April 2016. During today's OnPoint, Rod Baltzer, president of Waste Control Specialists, discusses his company's plans and the potential hurdles facing the approval and construction of the facility. Baltzer also talks about his expectations for this proposal to become a part of congressional action on nuclear waste.