Hearings and Business Meetings

366 Dirksen Senate Office Building 10:00 AM

The hearing will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine options for the interim and long-term storage of nuclear waste and to consider S. 1234, the Nuclear Waste Administration Act.

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.

Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski
    Chairman
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Joe Manchin
    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Dr. John C. Wagner
    Associate Laboratory Director, Nuclear Science & Technology Directorate
    Idaho National Laboratory
  • Mr. Geoffrey H. Fettus
    Senior Attorney, Nuclear, Climate and Clean Energy Program
    Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.
  • Ms. Maria Korsnick
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Nuclear Energy Institute
  • Mr. Steven P. Nesbit
    Chair, Nuclear Waste Policy Task Force
    American Nuclear Society
  • Mr. Wayne Norton
    Chair, Decommissioning Plant Coalition Steering Committee
    President & CEO, Yankee Atomic Electric Company