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EIS-0279: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement

Savannah River Site Spent Nuclear Fuel Management, Aiken, South Carolina

DOE needs to safely and efficiently manage all aluminum-clad spent nuclear fuel and targets assigned to the SRS until ultimate disposition. The management alternatives could involve the use of existing, modified, or new facilities or processes, consistent with DOE policies regarding the protection of the environment, public and worker safety and health, nonproliferation, and recent DOE decisions regarding the programmatic management of spent nuclear fuel and the decision to accept and manage in the United States foreign research reactor spent nuclear fuel containing uranium enriched in the United States.