PRESS RELEASE from NDCAP
January 20th Special Meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee Announced; this inaugural meeting will identify the Committee’s initial steps regarding Federal policies.
Montpelier, VT – The newly-formed Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (VT NDCAP) will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday evening, January 20, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. In accordance with changes to Vermont Open Meeting Law in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted as a Microsoft Teams webcast and teleconference. Members of the public may join the webcast via the following link:
While this weblink will broadcast both the video and audio portions of the webcast, the meeting audio will also be available from the following phone connections:
(802) 552-8456 – OR – (802) 828-7228
Conference ID: 557 345 274#
Additional instructions for joining a Microsoft Teams meeting are available in the “Upcoming NDCAP Meetings” section of the NDCAP website (https://publicservice.vermont.gov/electric/ndcap).
The Committee will gather information on current federal nuclear waste policies and proposed Congressional nuclear waste legislation. Potential initial actions regarding these policies and legislative proposals will be identified.
The Committee meeting will run for no more than one hour. Opportunities for members of the public to speak during this meeting will be limited due to this time constraint. Members of the public are encouraged to provide written comments and suggested nuclear waste policy reading materials to the Committee via VT NDCAP’s email address at PSD.NDCAP@vermont.gov. All emails sent to the Committee become public record. Submitted nuclear waste policy reading materials will be posted to the VT NDCAP website at (https://publicservice.vermont.gov/electric/ndcap).
Questions regarding this Special Meeting may be directed to State Nuclear Engineer Tony Leshinskie via the contact information noted above.