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
May 17, 2021
June 21, 2021
July 19, 2021
August 23, 2021
September 20, 2021
October 18, 2021
The next meeting of the VT NDCAP Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021 from 1 PM to 2 PM. This meeting will be conducted primarily as a Microsoft Teams webcast and teleconference. However, in accordance with Vermont Open Meeting Law, members of the public may meet at 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT to participate in this meeting. In compliance with the Town of Brattleboro Selectboard’s August 17 resolution, attendees are strongly encouraged to wear facemasks. Social Distancing between meeting attendees will be enforced.
Further details for the November 15 meeting will be announced here in the near future.
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 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.
The Committee’s last meeting for the year is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 20, 2021 at 1 PM to 2 PM.
2022 Committee meeting dates will be announced once they are known. Further details on upcoming 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 272-1714.
New Reading Materials
September 2021 GAO Recommendations for Federal Spent Nuclear Fuel Policy Actions (GAO-21-603 Full Report)
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: