Friday, March 26, 2010

Nuclear Blue Ribbon Commission Holds First Meetings

Blue Ribbon Commission Webcast on America's Nuclear Future (BRCANF)

March 25 and March 26, 2010
Willard Intercontinental in Washington, D.C.

On Thursday, March 25th and Friday, March 26th, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future (BCANF), co-chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton and former National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft, held its first meetings in Washington, D.C.

The Secretary of Energy, acting at the direction of the President, established the Commission to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle, including all alternatives for the storage, processing, and disposal of civilian and defense used nuclear fuel, high-level waste, and materials derived from nuclear activities.

The commissioners made presentations and numerous stakeholders made 3-5 minute oral statements before the commission. Written statements can be submitted to Timothy A. Frazier, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington DC 20585.

Commission Charter

Federal Register Notice

Note from Tim Frazier: {BRCANF} This is a basic website that makes available the archive webcasts, presentations, and other relevant information (limited at this time). Transcripts will be posted here when available along with the written statements received. The website will be maintained until the is operational. The website will be much more functional and allow for public interaction and comment.

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