Innovative Ideas in Nuclear Waste Management
The Federation of American Scientists and The Heritage Foundation hosted a briefing on nuclear waste management.
Topics included: the gap between the report released by the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future and future implementation legislation, methods of spent nuclear fuel management and their political implications, a market-based approach to management of spent nuclear fuel, and international implications of the U.S. solving its spent fuel management program.
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Dr. Charles Ferguson, Federation of American Scientists
Professor Clifford Singer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mr. Jack Spencer, The Heritage Foundation
Ms. Sharon Squassoni, Center for Strategic and International Studies
When: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
12:00 p.m. – Registration and Lunch
12:30 p.m. – Briefing
1:00 p.m. -- Questions and Discussion
Where: The Capitol Visitor Center
First Street, NE (at East Capitol St., NE)
Senate Meeting Room SVC 208
Directions: The Capitol Visitor Center entrance is underground on First St., NE at East Capitol St., NE; once you go through security, go through the glass doors and to the right to head down the escalator to the Senate Meeting Rooms. Please check in at the Senate Appointments Desk near the escalator.
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