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Published:April 2nd, 2007 07:54 EST
Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will meet April 10-12 in Rockville

Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will meet April 10-12 in Rockville

By SOP newswire

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will meet April 10-12 in Rockville, Md., to discuss, among other items, the status of the geological repository program at Yucca Mountain. The committee will also discuss next steps for rulemaking on groundwater protection at in-situ leach sites.

The ACNW reports to and advises the Commission on all aspects of nuclear waste management.

The meeting will be held in Room T-2B3 of the agency’s Two White Flint North building, at 11545 Rockville Pike. The Tuesday session will run from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; the Wednesday session from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday’s session will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Anyone requiring the use of video teleconferencing to observe the meeting should contact Theron Brown, at 301-415-8066 to ensure availability. A complete agenda is available on the NRC’s Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/acnw/agenda/2007. Individuals interested in making a statement or those seeking more information contact Antonio Dias at 301-415-6805.