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Jay Tarzia Presents on the Safety of Dry Casks for Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel
Posted on March 30th, 2015

At a recent meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, Jay Tarzia presented on the safety of dry cask fuel storage containers and their use for long-term storage.  The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant is currently being placed in SAFSTOR, and is in the process of transferring spent fuel from wet storage into dry casks.  As the chair of the NH State Radiation Advisory Committee, Jay Tarzia’s expertise was sought to describe the construction and safety testing of dry casks to alleviate public concerns.  

Full details of his presentation can be found in an article Vermont Yankee long-term fuel storage discussed published by the Brattleboro Reformer.

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