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Hearing on “Cleaning Up Communities: Ensuring Safe Storage and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel”

Date: 
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Cleaning Up Communities: Ensuring Safe Storage and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel.”

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Tonko as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H R. 2699, the “Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019”

H.R. 2995, the “Spent Prioritization Act of 2019”

H.R. 3136, the “STORE Nuclear Fuel Act of 2019”

 

Witnesses

Maria G. Korsnick
President and CEO
Nuclear Energy Institute

Testimony


Geoffrey H. Fettus
Senior Attorney, Nuclear, Climate, and Clean Energy Program
Natural Resources Defense Council

Testimony


Robert J. Halstead
Executive Director
State of Nevada, Office of the Governor, Agency for Nuclear Projects

Testimony


Austin Keyser
Director, Political & Legislative Affairs
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Testimony


Lake Barrett
Former Acting Director
Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, U.S. Department of Energy

Testimony