Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Nukes on the menu for breakfast, lunch this Friday

Jeff Sayer
Idaho Commerce Department Director Jeff Sayer will be the guest speaker Friday morning at the Partnership for Science and Technology's "Up and Atom" breakfast.
In addition to his Commerce Department duties, Sayer is chairman of the Governor’s Leadership in Nuclear Energy (LINE) Commission, which is touring the Idaho National Laboratory and U.S. Department of Energy-Idaho site today and Thursday.

The commission was created by Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and is charged with making recommendations on policies and actions concerning INL and the broader nuclear industry in the state.

John Kotek
On the tour, commission members are scheduled to visit the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project, Naval Reactors Facility, Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center, Advanced Test Reactor, TREAT Facility, and Materials and Fuels Complex.

The commission has meetings scheduled for June 22 and Aug. 10 in Boise, Sept. 21 in Idaho Falls and Oct. 19 in Moscow.

Reservations for Friday's breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Idaho Falls Red Lion, may be made by calling Lane Allgood, 313-4166.

Another commission member, John Kotek of the Gallatin Group, will be speaking Friday at 12:30 p.m. to the Idaho Falls City Club, on Nuclear Waste Management and the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future. For more information, visit this link: