DOE Announces Release of Draft EIS on Versatile Test Reactor (VTR); Lacking Justification and Due to Proliferation Risks, VTR Project Must Not Go Forward. Option to Fabricate Plutonium Fuel in Old K-Reactor at Savannah River Site would Bring Risks and Up to an Additional 30 Metric Tons of Plutonium to South Carolina – Must be Rejected.
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for construction of the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR), a sodium-cooled reactor that will provide a source of fast neutrons needed to test advanced reactor technology, fuels and related materials. The draft EIS will be open for a 45-day public comment period.
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