Piketon to Ship Classified Nuclear Waste to Nevada – West Virginia News

Piketon to Ship Classified Nuclear Waste to Nevada –  West Virginia News

Nuclear waste accumulated at the test Centrifuge Plant will be shipped to a Nevada security site. It originates from the Lead Cascade Facility at Piketon, Ohio. 

The Nuclear World News stated: 

 

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued an environmental assessment and a finding of no significant impact regarding a request from American Centrifuge Operating, LLC to ship radioactively contaminated and non-contaminated classified matter and waste from the Lead Cascade Facility at Piketon, Ohio to the US Department of Energy’s Nevada National Security Site for permanent burial. The LCF, a test loop which demonstrated the effectiveness of the centrifuge design and equipment for use in the American Centrifuge Plant, ceased operations in March 2016 and is now being decommissioned.

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