NRC policy analyst to speak in Richland

By Tri-City Herald staff November 2, 2011 

A senior policy analyst for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will speak Nov. 15 in Richland at a meeting of the Eastern Washington Chapter of the American Nuclear Society.

Eric Oesterle will discuss NRC activities over the past year, including the agency's involvement in the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the Yucca Mountain, Nev., repository. He also will talk about the status of new reactor licensing and the process for it.

He will speak at 7 p.m. at the Shilo Inn in Richland. Those who want to attend a dinner meeting an hour before should make reservations by 4 p.m. Nov. 11. Cost is $22. Call 366-9632 or email

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