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2019 Regional Nuclear Decommissioning Forum
 
ON-Demand Webcast Coverage
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Rd., Montrose, NY 10548

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2019 Regional Nuclear Decommissioning Forum
ON-Demand Webcast Coverage

 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 | 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Rd., Montrose, NY 10548

Welcoming Remarks: NYS Assemblymember Sandy Galef; Westchester County Executive, George Latimer (invited)

Panel of Representatives of Nuclear Reactor Communities:
Moderator: Catherine Borgia, Westchester County Legislator. Panelist will be asked about the status of decommissioning at the facilities in their community, the size and use of the Decommissioning Trust Fund, the effectiveness of the Citizen Advisory Board (CAB) or Panel (CAP), Emergency Planning after closure, and related topics – with emphasis on what worked and what did not. Seth Tuler, Research Fellow, Social and Environmental Research Institute, will provide a report on NEIMA 108: CAB, COB, and NDCAPs.

Oyster Creek, NJ -- Janet Tauro, Clean Water Action of NJ
Pilgrim, MA – Mary Lampert, Pilgrim Watch (via teleconference)
Three Mile Island – Eric Epstein, Three Mile Island Alert
VT Yankee, Yankee Rowe, Maine Yankee -- Deb Katz, Citizen Awareness Network (via teleconference)
Zion, IL – Mayor Billy McKinney or City Administrator David Knabel (invited)
San Onofre, CA – Admiral Len Hering (via teleconference).


Panel of Experts on Decommissioning Issues:

o Casks, Canisters & High Burnup Fuel – Robert Alvarez, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies
o Transportation of Casks to CIS or other repository – Marvin Resnikoff, Senior Associate, Radioactive Waste Management Associates
o Radiation Monitoring -- Eric Epstein of EFMR Monitoring Group
o Decommissioning Trust Funds – Robert Alvarez will cover this topic
o Legislative Update – Diane D’Arrigo or Tim Judson (pending)

Q & A: Moderator: Manna Jo Greene, Environmental Director, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc.

Overview of Decommissioning Companies: Holtec, Orano and Energy Solutions; White Paper/Backgrounder will be provided.

Sponsors: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, NYS Assembly member Sandy Galef, NYS Senator Peter Harckham, Westchester County Legislator Catherine Borgia and others.

Invitees: Federal, State, County and Local Elected and Appointed Officials, including members of the State and Local Indian Point Closure Task Forces and the NDCAP. Open to public at no charge. Invitations will be extended to key stakeholder and decision-makers, and to the media.

Registration is required at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019DecomForum

For further information: Manna Jo Greene, Environmental Director, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater: mannajo@clearwater.org 845-265-8080 x 7113