Senate Energy Committee Hearing on U.S. Nuclear Energy Leadership


The full Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will convene a hearing to examine pathways to reestablish “U.S. Leadership in Nuclear Energy” and to receive testimony on S. 903, the Nuclear Energy Leadership Act. The latter directs the Secretary of Energy to establish advanced nuclear goals, provide for a versatile, reactor-based fast neutron source, make available high-assay, low-enriched uranium for research, development, and demonstration of advanced nuclear reactor concepts.

Opening Remarks
**Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Chairman
**Sen. Joe Manchin, Ranking Member

Witness Panel 1
**Dr. Mark Peters, Laboratory Director, Idaho National Laboratory
**Dr. Ashley E. Finan, Executive Director, Nuclear Innovation Alliance
**Ms. Maria Korsnick, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Energy Institute
**Mr. Mark McManus, General President, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada, AFL-CIO
**The Honorable Jeffrey S. Merrifield, Former Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Partner and Energy Section Leader, Pillsbury Law Firm

Location

366 Dirksen Senate Office Building
50 Constitution Ave NW
Washington DC 20002

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