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Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board to meet on Oct. 27-28
10/20/2011
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MEETING NOTICE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
11-71
 
Contacts:
Ken Niles, 503-378-4906
Shelley Carlson, 503-378-4131
In Oregon, 1-800-221-8035
 
 
SALEM—The Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board will meet on Oct. 27 and 28 in The Dalles at the Discovery Center Classroom located on 5000 Discovery Drive.
On Thursday the Board will meet with Scott Samuelson, U.S. Department of Energy-Office of River Protection (DOE-ORP), who will give an update on ORP activities.  Also on Thursday there will be a progress report on the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant and tank waste retrieval using a new retrieval system. On Friday the draft Hanford Public Involvement Plan will be one of the discussion topics, along with how Hanford has used $1.6 billion in federal stimulus funds.
 
The public will have an opportunity to comment to the Board each day. A link to the meeting agenda is on the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) website at: www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/NUCSAF/HCB/docs/ohcb_meeting_notice_062311.pdf
 
The Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board provides policy advice to Oregon’s Governor and legislature on a wide range of issues regarding cleanup of the Hanford nuclear site in southeast Washington, just north of Oregon’s border. Part of the Board’s mission is to protect the Columbia River and Oregon from possible contamination.
 
The Board is composed of citizens, a representative of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, a representative of the Governor, state agency representatives and state legislators. ODOE’s Nuclear Safety Division serves as staff to the Board.
 
For more information about the meeting, please contact ODOE at 503-378-4040, toll-free in Oregon at 1-800-221-8035, or visit the website at: www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/NUCSAF.
 
To request an interpreter for the hearing impaired, or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact ODOE at least 72 hours before the meeting at 1-800-221-8035 or via fax at 503-373-7806. TTY users should call the Oregon Relay Service at 711.
 
About the Department of Energy: The Oregon Department of Energy provides tax credits, loans, technical assistance and energy information for homes, businesses, manufacturing, farms, ranches, schools and governments.
 

Oregon Department of Energy
Main Office
625 Marion Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97301-3737
Phone: 503-378-4040
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035
Fax: 503-373-7806