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DUKE ENERGY SCRAPS FLORIDA REACTOR PLANS

Duke Energy scraps Fla. reactor plans – Kristi E. Swartz, E&E News reporter Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Duke Energy Corp. has permanently scrapped its proposed nuclear reactors in Levy County, Fla., adding to the list of canceled projects. The Levy County proposal is the second one that Duke has abandoned in less than a […]

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE APPROVES BILL (HR 3053) TO REVIVE YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT

Articles: http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/house-panel-backs-bill-to-revive-nevada-nuclear-waste-dump/article_07de3f14-8ef1-5435-804a-a22874558f1d.html https://www.bna.com/house-strikes-compromise-n73014460963/ http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NP-US-waste-management-bill-passes-committee-vote-2906177.html Bill Text: https://www.congress.gov/115/bills/hr3053/BILLS-115hr3053ih.pdf

RADWASTE SUMMIT MEETING, SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2017

The Radwaste Summit will be held September 5-7, 2017 at the JW Marriott Resort in Summerlin, NV. This year’s meeting will explore changes to existing policies, budget allocation, project priorities, etc. for the nuclear industry under the new administration and the Republican-controlled Congress. The early bird deadline for the RadWaste Summit is right around the […]

RADIOACTIVE WASTE TO BE HAULED THROUGH MISSISSIPPI

WLOX Monday, March 13th 2017, 7:57 pm EDT Posted by Marsha Thompson, News Anchor JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – Starting in April, low level radioactive waste will once again be transported through Mississippi. The shipments will go to the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository in New Mexico. Inside MEMA headquarters are reminders of […]

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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

FALL 2017 LLW FORUM MEETING ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA OCTOBER 16-17, 2017 The Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. (LLW Forum) meets twice per year at locations determined by the membership. Each meeting includes reports on the latest developments in states and interstate compacts; interactive discussions of leading-edge policy issues; and, expert presentations on regulatory, legal and technical […]

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SCOTT KIRK RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS HODES AWARD

While many have spoken of the lack of progress in siting new radioactive waste disposal facilities as envisioned Congress in 1980, I believe Dr. Hodes would be most pleased with the many innovative solutions that have emerged over the past decade, "said Scott Kirk, a Director Affairs for BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT).
A new regional disposal facility has opened that provides cost-effective disposal capa bilities for our nation, even for some of the most challeng ing waste streams. These succes have been possible without the leadership

COMMISSION SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS STUDY

The Southeast Compact Commission (Commission) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to perform a salary study and analysis of fringe benefits of the Commission employees, their respective positions, and job classifications as it relates to the market. The purpose of this study is to examine the base pay and employee benefits of current positions and perform a geographical and professional market comparison of those positions. pay scales in accordance to the market.

DIRECTORY OF BROKERS AND PROCESSORS

The Southeast Compact Commission maintains an electronic National Directory of Brokers and Processors at www.bpdirectory.com for use by compacts, states, federal agencies, and users of radioactive materials. It provides information about companies that package, transport, process or otherwise manage radioactive material in preparation for ultimate disposal. Access to the site and listing in the directory are free of charge.For additional information, please contact Ted Buckner, the Commission's Executive Director