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Public Meetings Scheduled re Proposed Holtec Consolidated Interim Spent Fuel Facility in New Mexico

On April 9, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that the agency is seeking public comment on the scope of its environmental review of Holtec International’s application for a license to construct and operate a consolidated interim spent fuel storage facility in Lea County, New Mexico.  NRC staff will hold a series of […]

New Reactor Licenses to be issued to Florida Power and Light

On April 5, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced that the agency has authorized its staff to issue Combined Licenses for Florida Power and Light’s (FPL) Turkey Point site in Florida.  The licenses grant FPL permission to build and operate two AP1000 reactors at the site, which is located approximately 25 miles south of […]

Anne White Sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management

On March 29, 2018, Anne Marie White of Michigan was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management (EM) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). “As Assistant Secretary, White will provide leadership to continue the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy […]

Texas Compact Commission Publishes Final Waste Management Rule

On March 23, 2018, the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission (Texas Compact Commission) published a final rule regarding the management of low-level radioactive waste within the Texas Compact in the Texas Register.  (See 43 Texas Register 1,871 dated March 23, 2018.) In particular, the Texas Compact Commission adopted a new §675.24 titled, “Requirement […]

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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.



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.


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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