July 19 - Public Data-Gathering Session: Lessons Learned From Fukushima Nuclear Accident
On July 19 the National Academy of Sciences will host its first data-gathering session for the project Lessons Learned From the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants.
The session is open to the public and will include a review of the study task as well as presentations from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the U.S. nuclear industry, and nongovernmental organizations. There will also be a public comment session. For more information on the study and the meeting agenda, visit http://www8.nationalacademies.org/cp/meetingview.aspx?MeetingID=6195&MeetingNo=1.
The event will take place Thursday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave,, N.W., Washington, D.C. Reporters who wish to attend should register in advance by contacting the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.