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The Southeast Compact Commission Announces The 2020 Richard S. Hodes Honor Lecture Award

The Southeast Compact Commission has announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2020 Richard S. Hodes Honor Lecture Award to be given to an individual, company, or organization that contributed in a significant way to improving the technology, policy, or practices of low-level radioactive waste management in the United States.  The award recipient will […]

Clint Miller Receives Prestigious Hodes Award, Discusses Progress in Low and Intermediate Level Waste Management at Operating Nuclear Power Plants in the United States

On Monday, March 4, 2019, the Southeast Compact Commission awarded the 2019 Richard S. Hodes, M.D. Honor Lecture Award to Mr. Clint Miller in recognition of the significant role he has played in solving low-level radioactive waste management challenges in the United States. He has successfully pioneered and championed innovative waste management techniques that resulted […]

ENFORCEMENT ACTION INITIATED AGAINST HOLTEC RE SPENT FUEL CASK DESIGN

On December 27, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) announced that the agency plans to bring an enforcement action against Holtec International — the manufacturer of the steel and concrete casks used at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to store spent fuel. NRC officials held a pre-decisional enforcement conference with Holtec officials from […]

SPECIAL INSPECTION INITIATED AT GRAND GULF NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

On December 18, 2018, NRC began a special inspection at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant to review events that led to, and occurred following, an unplanned shutdown on December 12, 2018.  The plant, operated by Entergy Operations, is located in Port Gibson, Mississippi.   The plant was operating at full power when operators noticed […]

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Publications

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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