NRC http://kunm.org en Industry plans for uranium deconversion plant near Hobbs http://kunm.org/post/industry-plans-uranium-deconversion-plant-near-hobbs <p>On Thursday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will be hosting a public meeting about a proposed uranium deconversion plant near Hobbs, N.M.</p><p>In 2009, <a href="http://www.internationalisotopes.com/" target="_blank">International Isotopes </a>submitted an application to the NRC, which oversees the nation&rsquo;s nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities. At the proposed Fluorine Extraction Process and Depleted Uranium Deconversion Plant, depleted uranium hexafluoride will be &ldquo;deconverted&rdquo; into fluorine products for commercial sale.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:40:28 +0000 Laura Paskus 14744 at http://kunm.org