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Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board to meet on March 19-20
3/12/2012
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MEETING NOTICE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
 
2012-12
Contacts:
Ken Niles, 503-378-4906
Shelley Carlson, 503-373-4131
In Oregon 1-800-221-8035
 
SALEM—The Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board will meet on March 19-20 in at the Mosier Creek Terrace Community Room (500 E. 2nd St.) in Mosier.
 
Among the agenda items on Monday, the Board will hear from Hanford’s regulators on the current state of the Hanford cleanup. On Tuesday, the Board will receive a briefing on the U.S. Department of Energy’s schedule for Records of Decision (final environmental documentation) on the Columbia River Corridor of the Hanford Site. The Columbia River Corridor makes up about 220 square miles of the Hanford Site and the River Corridor Closure Project is the largest environmental cleanup closure project in the country.
 
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’s website at: www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/NUCSAF/HCB/docs/OHCB_agenda_031912.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 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 OfficeHermiston Field Office
625 Marion St. NE, Salem, OR 97301-3737
395 E Highland Rd.
Phone: 503-378-4040Hermiston, OR 97838
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035P: 541-567-3840
Fax: 503-373-7806