Hearing: "Cleaning Up Communities: Ensuring Safe Storage and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel"

Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Thursday, June 13, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

2322 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
This is a legislative hearing.

Witnesses

Mr. Lake Barrett
Former Acting Director, Office of Civilan Radioactive Waste Management, U.S. Department of Energy

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  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM

Mr. Geoffrey H. Fettus
Senior Attorney, Nuclear, Climate, and Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM

Mr. Robert J. Halstead
Executive Director, Office of the Governor, State of Nevada, Agency for Nuclear Projects

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Attachment #1 (Letter from Gov. Sisolak) [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Attachment #2 (Comments on H.R. 2699) [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM

Mr. Austin Keyser
Director, Political and Legislative Affairs, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM

Ms. Maria G. Korsnick
President and CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 01:27 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:14 AM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 2699, the "Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019" introduced by Reps. John Shimkus (R-IL) and Jerry McNerney (D-CA). [PDF]
  • H.R. 2995, the "Spent Prioritization Act of 2019" introduced by Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) [PDF]
  • H.R. 3136, the "STORE Nuclear Fuel Act of 2019" introduced by Rep. Doris O. Matsui (D-CA) [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 09:22 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Beyond Nuclear [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Clean Water Action [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from a Coalition of Associations [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Edward F. Sproat [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Governor Lujan Grisham [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Governor Sisolak [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from NARUC [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Nevada Resort Association [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Nuclear Information and Resource Service [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from San Diego County [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Shoshone Nation [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from SMUD [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the American Gaming Association [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Safe Energy Rights Group [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Nye County Board of Commissioners [PDF] Added 08/23/2019 at 04:23 PM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Member Statement - Rep. Horsford [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Member Statement - Rep. Susie Lee [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM
  • Opening Statement - Chairman Tonko [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 03:22 PM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Walden [PDF] Added 07/08/2019 at 05:05 PM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Shimkus [PDF] Added 07/08/2019 at 05:05 PM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Transcript - Unedited [PDF] Added 07/02/2019 at 01:34 PM

First Published: June 6, 2019 at 08:41 PM
Last Updated: August 23, 2019 at 04:23 PM