Spent Nuclear Fuel

A Holtec International facility in Camden, N.J., in 2019. The firm specializes in spent fuel storage and nuclear power plant site decommissioning. It is seeking a license to operate the Southern New Mexico storage facility. As part of Holtec’s license quest, the company must also deal with transportation issues.

CLOVIS — Getting spent fuel from nuclear power plants to a proposed interim storage facility in Lea County would require routing the waste by rail through Clovis.

Holtec International, a firm that specializes in spent fuel storage and nuclear power plant site decommissioning, is seeking a license to operate the Southern New Mexico storage facility.

As part of Holtec’s license quest, the company must also deal with transportation issues.