Past Event

Meeting 4: Disposal of Surplus Plutonium in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Study in Progress: Public Meeting
March 12, 2018 - March 13, 2018

Location: WiPP Meeting 4 Albuquerque and Carlsbad NM

Fourth meeting of the committee.

Agenda


Presentations

Disposal of Surplus Plutonium in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
George Anastas, retired, past president of Health Physics Society

WIPP and Surplus Plutonium
Don Hancock, Southwest Research and Information Center, Director of Nuclear Waste Programs

Perspectives, Questions, and Concerns About DOE Plans to Dispose Surplus Plutonium at WIPP
Lokesh Chaturvedi, PhD, Independent Consultant

The Role of the Governor's Radioactive Waste Consultation Task Force
Ken McQueen, Cabinet Secretary of New Mexico's Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department [oral comments only -- no slides]

WIPP Regulatory and Operations Overview
Todd Shrader, Manager, Carlsbad Field Office
George Basabilvazo, Chief Scientist, Carlsbad Field Office

Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center
Russell Hardy, Director, Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring & Research Center

National Academies of Sciences Plutonium Disposal at WIPP
John Heaton, Chairman of the Mayor's Nuclear Task Force

Perspectives, Concerns, and Questions about DOE Plans to Dilute and Dispose of Surplus Plutonium at WIPP
Cathrynn Brown, State Representative and Susan Crockett, Eddy County Commissioner [oral comments only -- no slides]