Spain’s nuclear regulator has concluded that Villar de Cañas is a suitable site for a national high-level waste storage facility. However, it has requested additional technical studies and reports […]
The construction of a temporary storage facility for intermediate- and high-level waste, as well as used fuel, is a priority[…]
Thirteen other localities had also declared individual interest at the end of 2009 in hosting the facility[…]
The facility will provide storage for some 12,816 cubic metres of waste for 60 years, by which time a repository for permanent disposal should be available[…]
The Spanish facility is modelled on the successful HABOG plant that fulfils the same role in the Netherlands.
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