Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Used Fuel Hearings Today On Capitol Hill

We've got a pair of hearings on Capitol Hill today that we're watching:

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water is holding a hearing on the future of nuclear energy in the U.S. and interim storage of used nuclear fuel on at 10:00 a.m. in 2359 Rayburn. Click here for the Webcast.

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality will hold a hearing on used nuclear fuel storage and disposal at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn. There will also be a Webcast for this hearing.

We'll be providing links to testimony as soon as they're available. Stay tuned for updates.

UPDATE: NEI President and CEO Skip Bowman's testimony at the 10 a.m. Appropriations Committee has been posted on NEI's Web site. Click here for the press release.

TWO MORE UPDATES: Patrick Moore's testimony is now available on NEI's Web site. So is the testimony of Tony Earley, chairman and CEO of DTE Energy Co. and chairman of NEI. He spoke at this afternoon's Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. Click here for the press release on his testimony.

FINAL UPDATE: Bob Loux, director of the Nevada Nuclear Waste Projects Office, was interviewed on E&E TV's On Point program today. Click here for the transcript.

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