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Jul 27

Public Information Session: DOE’s Proposed Disposal Facility

July 27, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Wednesday, July 27th from 3:00 to 5:00 at Pollard Auditorium in Oak Ridge, ETEBA will host a public information session on DOE’s proposed options for construction of an on-site waste disposal facility on the Oak Ridge Reservation. Representatives from DOE, EPA, and TDEC will provide current information on the site options for the proposed facility as well as the regulatory issues and processes that must be addressed as the evaluation process goes forward. There will be a Q&A session following the presentations, and the Oak Ridge community is invited to attend and participate. The invitation for this information session can be found at https://eteba.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/EMDF-Info-Session-Announcement_rev1_2016-07-11.pdf. or is listed below…

 

ETEBA to Host Public Information Session on DOE’s Proposed Disposal Facility

The Energy, Technology and Environmental Business Association (ETEBA) is pleased to announce that it will host a Public Information Session regarding the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s proposal to construct an additional on-site low-level waste disposal facility on the Oak Ridge Reservation. The session will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., at Pollard Auditorium, 210 Badger Avenue, Oak Ridge. The public is cordially invited to attend.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) has identified four site alternatives for the proposed Environmental Management Disposal Facility (EMDF). The purpose of this session is to provide the public with information about these four sites in preparation for the formal public comment period that will occur later this year. Representatives of DOE, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will provide an overview of the site alternatives as well as the regulatory issues and requirements associated with these four sites, and will be on hand to address questions from the public following the presentations.

ETEBA is a non-profit trade association of 130 large, small and mid-sized companies that provide services and technologies to DOE and other federal agencies, to state and municipal customers, and commercial clients. ETEBA, formed in 1989, advocates for its members, provides information about business opportunities, and educates its members and the general public on trends and issues that impact the business community.

For more information, contact Tim Griffin, ETEBA Executive Director.

 

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Date:
July 27, 2016
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Pollard Technology Conference Center
210 Badger Ave
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States
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