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Near-Term Progress on Nuclear Waste Management: Implementing the Recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission

WHEN: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Hyatt Regency , 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20005

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Blog Recap: Senators Bingaman and Murkowski Keynote BPC Nuclear Event

In January 2012, the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future issued a consensus report recommending a new comprehensive strategy to manage and dispose of the nation’s spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. Breaking the current stalemate requires action by both the Administration and Congress.

BPC’s Nuclear Initiative held a discussion of ongoing efforts to implement the Blue Ribbon Commission recommendations and achieve near-term progress on nuclear waste storage and disposal.


Read the press release here.


Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) (Retired)

BPC Senior Fellow Co-chair, BPC Nuclear Initiative

Warren “Pete” Miller, Ph.D.

Co-chair, BPC Nuclear Initiative Former Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

Panel discussion featuring

Marshall Cohen

Senior Director for State and Local Government Affairs, Nuclear Energy Institute

Joseph S. Hezir

EOP Foundation, Inc.

The Honorable Marge Kilkelly

‚Äč Chair, Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel on Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage and Removal

Read the Press Release: BPC Nuclear Initiative to Host Policy Discussion featuring Senators Bingaman and Murkowski on Nuclear Waste Management

400 New Jersey Avenue NW
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Hyatt Regency