Full Committee Hearing to Examine Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Advanced Nuclear Reactor Commercialization

November 30, 2023
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this hearing is to examine opportunities and challenges associated with advanced nuclear reactor commercialization.

The hearing will be webcast live on the Committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. John Barrasso

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. John C. Wagner

    Idaho National Laboratory
  • Dr. Jeff Waksman

    Program Manager, Office of the Secretary of Defense
    Strategic Capabilities Office
  • Mr. Edward Stones

    Vice President, Energy and Climate
    Dow Inc.
  • The Honorable Jeffrey S. Merrifield

    Former Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    Vice Chair, U.S. Nuclear Industry Council; Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP