VT NDCAP FEDERAL NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY COMMITTEE
VT NDCAP’s Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee was created in December 2020 in order for the Panel to learn more about US national spent fuel storage and disposal issues. The Committee will develop recommendations on US nuclear waste policies for the Full Panel to consider.
Written Public Comments and Questions may be sent to the VT NDCAP Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee by emailing PSD.NDCAP@vermont.gov. All emails sent to the Committee (or VT NDCAP itself) become public record
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE MEETINGS
January 20, 2021
February 22, 2021
March 15, 2021
April 19, 2021
2021-04-19 Committee Meeting Notes
The next meeting of the VT NDCAP Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 1 PM to 2 PM. In accordance with Vermont Open Meeting Law changes due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted as a Microsoft Teams webcast and teleconference. Members of the public may join the webcast via the following link:
While this weblink will broadcast both the video and audio portions of the webcast, the meeting audio will also be available from the following phone connections:
(802) 552-8456 - OR - (802) 828-7228
Conference ID: 557 345 274#
Additional instructions for joining a Microsoft Teams meeting are available in the “Upcoming NDCAP Meetings” section of the NDCAP website (https://publicservice.vermont.gov/electric/ndcap).
The Committee will hear a report from Mark Holt of the Congressional Research Service on several Nuclear Waste Policy bills that are expected to be introduced in Congress. Additionally, Committee Members will discuss progress on several action items from the April 19 meeting.
The Committee meeting will run for no more than one hour. Opportunities for members of the public to speak during this meeting will be limited due to this time constraint. Members of the public are encouraged to provide written comments and suggested nuclear waste policy reading materials to the Committee via VT NDCAP’s email address at PSD.NDCAP@vermont.gov. All emails sent to the Committee become public record and may be published on the VT NDCAP website (https://publicservice.vermont.gov/electric/ndcap) or on this Committee webpage.
Subsequent Committee meetings are currently scheduled for the following dates:
Monday, June 21, 2021 at 1 PM to 2 PM
Further details on these Committee Meetings will be published here as they become available.
All Committee (as well as all other NDCAP) meetings are open to the public.
Questions regarding any of the Committee’s announced meetings may be directed to State Nuclear Engineer Tony Leshinskie at email@example.com or (802) 272-1714.
Background Reading on National Spent Fuel Policy Topics
Yucca Mountain Related Links:
NRC Yucca Mountain Brochure (aka Yucca Mountain “Backgrounder”)
US Interim Storage Facility Links:
Interim Storage Facility NRC License Submittals (includes links for both proposed facilities)
Spent Fuel Transportation Topics:
Spent Fuel Transport Railcar Development Status (Atlas & Fortis Railcars)
Additional Suggested Background Readings: