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Global Accomplishments in Environmental and Radioactive Waste Management:
Education and Opportunity for the Next Generation of
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09 - Hot Topics and Emerging Issues in United States Commercial Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management


This panel will focus on the current issues in commercial low-level radioactive waste management in the US from the perspective of six active members of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Forum, Inc. State, compact, federal and industry views will be shared on topics such as the licensing of new disposal facilities, plans for expanding existing disposal operations, long-term storage of Class B and C LLW waste, state and compact efforts to address generator needs and concerns, and federal use of commercial disposal options. Panelists include: Paul Genoa, Director, Policy Development, Deputy Assistant to the President, Nuclear Energy Institute; Christine Gelles, Acting Director, Office of Disposal Operations, US DOE; Lawrence Goldstein, Section Manager, Environmental Policy Development and Implementation Technical Assistance and Regulatory Coordination Nuclear Waste Program - Department of Ecology, WA; Leonard Slosky, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Low-Level Radioactive Waste Board; Steve Creamer, President & CEO, Energy Solutions; and Renee Echols, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Perma Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (USA)




Kathryn Haynes , Southeast Compact Commission (USA)
Susan Jablonski, Texas Commission on Environment Quality (USA)

Panel Report



Larry Goldstein, Chair, Northwest Interstate Compact, and Section Manager, Nuclear Waste Program, Washington State Department of Ecology, Olympia, WA

Leonard Slosky, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Compact, Denver, CO

Christine Gelles, Acting Director of Disposal Operations, US DOE, Washington, D.C.
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Sean Bushart, Program Manager, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA

Renee Echols, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Perma Fix Environmental Services, Inc.

Steve Creamer, President & CEO, EnergySolutions, Salt Lake City, UT