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DOE SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT RE INTERPRETATION OF HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE

On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or Department) issued a Federal Register notice seeking public comment on the Department’s interpretation of the definition of the statutory term “high-level radioactive waste” (HLW) as set forth in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 and the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982. DOE interprets […]

APR1400 REACTOR RECEIVES FINAL SER AND STANDARD DESIGN APPROVAL

On October 5, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a final safety evaluation report and standard design approval for Korea Electric Power Corporation and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power’s Advanced Power Reactor 1400 (APR1400).  The approval, which indicates the NRC finds the design technically acceptable but does not fully certify the design, is valid […]

SOUTHEAST COMPACT COMMISSION TELECONFERENCE MEETING OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE NOVEMBER 16, 2018, 1:00 P.M. EST

A special called meeting of the Administrative Committee of the Southeast Compact Commission will be held by conference call on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. EST.   The Committee will discuss ad hoc committees reviewing Commission bylaws, staffing requirements, staff salaries and benefits, personnel policies, internal controls for accounting and financial matters, as well as […]

SOUTHWESTERN COMPACT COMMISSION HOSTS 79TH MEETING

On October 5, 2018, the Southwestern Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission hosted its 79th meeting beginning in Sacramento, California. The following topics, among others, were on the meeting agenda: call to order — moment of silence in honor of former Chair Aubrey Godwin; roll call; welcome and introductions; statement regarding due notice of meeting; reports, status […]

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The Commission is required by its By-Laws to meet twice each year. The Southeast Compact Commission’s fiscal year is from July 1 to June 30. Meetings are open to the public.

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Membership

The Southeast Compact Commission oversees the administration of the Compact agreement. The Commission is composed of two commissioners and two alternate commissioners appointed from each member state.

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Richard S. Hodes Award

THE RICHARD S. HODES, M.D. HONOR LECTURE AWARD honors the memory of its late chairman, Dr. Richard S. Hodes, a strong proponent for innovation in the field of low-level radioactive waste management.

Upcoming Meetings

A special called meeting of the Administrative Committee of the Southeast Compact Commission will be held by conference call on November 16, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. EST.   The Committee will discuss ad hoc committees reviewing Commission bylaws, staffing requirements, staff salaries and benefits, personnel policies, internal controls for accounting and financial matters, as well as […]

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