NRC & New State Commissioner at NDCAP 01.26.17

NRC meets with NorthStar, Entergy, Areva, and the rest about transferring the license on January 24th (for a presubmittal conference). 10-11:30 am at NRC HQ in Maryland. You can listen in and public comments will be taken at the end. For details, click here.

The next NDCAP meeting is scheduled for January 26 from 6-9pm at BAMS – Brattleboro Area Middle School – in the Multi Purpose Room. (Exit 1 off I91, right at first light, right onto Sunny Acres. BAMS is on the left). NDCAP = Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel. Public welcome. Three public comment periods are included. Briefly:

  • NRC Staff will give an overview of the ‘license transfer process’ which Entergy, the seller of Yankee, and NorthStar, the buyer, should go through.
  • The Public Service Board CPG approval process will be outlined by Entergy and state staff.
  • June Tierney, new Commissioner of the Department of Public Service, will attend. Her predecessor, Chris Recchia, attending almost all the meetings.
  • We do not know what approach the administration of the new Governor, Phil Scott, will take. NDCAP will discuss “future issues moving forward” at the meeting.

Details and full agenda are here on the state’s NDCAP website.

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