NRC to Conduct Public Webinar to Discuss Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning, Community Advisory Board Best Practices

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will present a webinar for
interested members of the public on Aug. 8, regarding the decommissioning process for commercial nuclear power plants and to obtain feedback on community advisory boards.

The webinar, which will begin at 1 p.m. EDT, will be held in conjunction
with a series of 11 public meetings
<>  the NRC staff will be holding on the same topic during the next several months at locations across the country. Participants will be able to view slides prepared by NRC staff and ask questions both verbally and in writing via a webpage set up to host the session. Online registration
<>  is required to participate.

Under Section 108 of the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act, which became law on Jan. 14, 2019, the NRC is required to prepare a report for Congress on the best practices of community advisory boards in
communities around decommissioning nuclear power plants. Both the webinar and the public meetings will help the NRC gather related information.

Additional information on NEIMA Section 108 activities is available on the
NRC’s website
<> .