Independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI)
A complex designed and constructed for the interim storage of spent nuclear fuel; solid, reactor-related, greater than Class C waste; and other associated radioactive materials. A spent fuel storage facility may be considered independent, even if it is located on the site of another NRC-licensed facility. For further information, see Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel and Locations of Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installations.
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