- Released January 22, 2003
Because of the unavailability of off-site storage for spent power-reactor fuel, the NRC has allowed high-density storage of spent fuel in pools originally designed to hold much smaller inventories. As a result, virtually all U.S. spent-fuel pools have been re-racked to hold spent-fuel assemblies at densities that approach those in reactor cores.
- Released December 1, 2000
In the aftermath of the Cerro Grande fire there are several environmental, safety and health issues of concern.