DOE in China to discuss nuclear waste

Officials from the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management participated in the 8th U.S.-China Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology (PUNT) Joint Coordinated Committee meeting in Beijing this month.

The PUNT committee offered the opportunity to discuss the EM program with high-ranking Chinese government officials, establish government-to-government relations with China and continue collaborations with Chinese institutions.

National Nuclear Security Administration Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Anne Harrington led the U.S. delegation. EM Technical Advisor for Foreign Affairs Rosa Elmetti led the Environment and Waste Management Working Group for the U.S.

Working group discussions included participants from the China Atomic Energy Agency, China Institute of Atomic Energy, China National Nuclear Corp., Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology, China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group and China Power Investment Corp.

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