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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) is the latest speaker confirmed to participate in the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia. 

   Simpson, who chairs the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, joins DOE officials, industry executives, and state and local representatives participating in this year’s workshop. 

   Speakers include:

  • Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), chair of House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus;
  • Anne White, EM Assistant Secretary;
  • Melissa Burnison, Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs;
  • Edward McGinnis, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy;
  • Mark Gilbertson, EM Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regulatory and Policy Affairs;
  • Ken Picha, EM Acting Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Operations.

   A full list of speakers is available here

   Early-bird registration for general attendees is open through July 20, 2018. Registration deadlines for the early-bird rate do not apply to DOE-approved attendees. 

   Questions about the workshop? Check out presentations, videos, attendee lists, and other materials from past workshops here or contact workshop organizers here

   The National Cleanup Workshop is hosted by the Energy Communities Alliance, and cooperating organizations include EM and the Energy Facility Contractors Group

   The workshop will bring together senior DOE executives and site officials, industry executives, and other stakeholders to discuss EM’s progress on the cleanup of the environmental legacy of the nation’s Manhattan Project and Cold War nuclear weapons program.  

   For more information on the workshop, click here.

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